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2023 - It's never too early to get started!

Sooo... 2022 season is over and most of my 2023 plants are already there - no reason not to start a new thread already! πŸ˜ƒ

While all my current plants are technically overwinterers, only a couple have grown through the 2022 season and are considered interesting enough to keep for next seasons grow.

Let's start with the famous Schneider farms SB plant, which will be going into it's third season in 2023. It currently doesn't look all that nice but that was also the case during the winter of 2021 so no worries here...

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Next in row is my Scotch Brains plant...

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And then there's the Humble Servants Homestead (HSH) SB, which was also elected to stay for next season...

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Wow Marc that looks gorgeous, shame it doesn't smell like orange blossom


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Had to look that up, hadn't heard of it before... apparently/unfortunately not a hardy plant...
It appears to be a member of the rutaceae family, to which citrus also belongs...


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Another photo update...

The 7pot brain strain yellow is about the largest plant I have currently. I'm doing my best to keep the size of the plant down (as I'm doing with all my plants) and it seems to work out fine...
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SB7J - not really a vigorous grower. Now finally showing some signs of flower development...
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Large KSLS - a really beautiful plant. Actually most of my Khang Starr plants are really strong and beautiful. I think I saw a little fruitlet on this plant already. I hope the peppers taste as good as they say...
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The Schneider farms SB... not very vigorous grower and doesn't look as nice as some of the other plants. Already growing 4 pods with a 5th just starting...
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Piment D'Espelette (left) and Tap De CortΓ­ (right). Not much to say about these. The espelette branches out symmetrically after topping while the Tap is growing an asymmetrical split...
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The skinny San Juan Tsile Pueblo (left) is now starting to grow some peppers. Plant on the right is the Γ‘ora which grows asymmetrical after topping...
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Carbonero and Kraken scorpion from the last germination round.
...and some Papa Dreadie G3-21 seeds that are just now germinating...
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The KSSR (scarlet rose), one of the Khang varieties. Really nice and strong plant...
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7pot burgundy (bou-rgundy 😁 ) just starting to branch out after topping...
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Scotch Brains 7pot pheno growing some really large leaves...
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The "regular" scotch brains...
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The KSPS (peach starkist), the 3rd one of the Khang trinity. Strong grower also but not yet as large as the others (started later because it failed in the previous round)...
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The HSH scotch bonnet. Growing some really big leaves also...
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The second KSLS (lemon starburst) is the runt of the pack. I already had the big KSLS but that came from another seed source while this one came together with the KSSR and KSPS from the same source.
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7pot burgundy (bou-rgundy 😁 ) just starting to branch out after topping...
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They all look great Marc! +1 for the Bou-rgundy nickname πŸ˜†


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I had to let go the small plants as was to be expected πŸ™„ The only space I have for my plants is what's shown here and when they grow larger this space will become really crowded so no room for even more plants. I only kept the kraken orange and the carbonero for now (the small ones in the front) but they seriously suffered from sunburn and aren't doing very well so I may let them go also.

The San Juan Tsile Pueblo is still around also, just not visible in this shot. It's still tiny and skinny as before and produces lots of flowers but no new fruits yet other that the one it was already growing.

I still have a bunch of Papa Dreadie and a couple of Beth Boyd Scotch Bonnet seedlings growing (as if I do have room for them when they grow up) but they are still small and kept inside.

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