chinense Habanero progress. What do you think?

I started out with some dried up seeds a that a coworker gave to me back in November.

I knew nothing about growing any plants, but I decided to give it a shot. I planted the seeds in a single pot next to a window.

In about 2 or 3 weeks, they sprouted. Oh boy, was I excited.
One mistake though, window lighting was not enough. 2 seedlings perished. The seedlings that were close to the window survived.

I then bought a desk lamp with a halogen bulb. It sustained the seedlings, but progress seemed too slow. Over the next month I separated the seedlings and switched to a CFL bulb.
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047019449171100978



By January: progress with a desklamp timer.
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047014557203350530
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047014561498317874


February: The plants reaped the benefits of daylight and artificial light. The two closer to the window were obviously bigger.
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047018036126860466
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047018036126860482
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047018036126860498



Prior to leaving for vacation I opted for more wattage and better lighting. (75Watt CFL) I also transplanted 2 into clay pots and the other 2 into clear soda bottle pots.
Back from vacation in mid March: flower bulbs!!
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047019693984236866
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047019698279204178



What pisses me off was the fact that the Thai peppers I planted in February are almost the same height as the Habaneros. (Look in the background of the last photo)
 
Imprezzive said:
I started out with some dried up seeds a that a coworker gave to me back in November.

I knew nothing about growing any plants, but I decided to give it a shot. I planted the seeds in a single pot next to a window.

In about 2 or 3 weeks, they sprouted. Oh boy, was I excited.
One mistake though, window lighting was not enough. 2 seedlings perished. The seedlings that were close to the window survived.

I then bought a desk lamp with a halogen bulb. It sustained the seedlings, but progress seemed too slow. Over the next month I separated the seedlings and switched to a CFL bulb.
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047019449171100978



By January: progress with a desklamp timer.
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047014557203350530
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047014561498317874


February: The plants reaped the benefits of daylight and artificial light. The two closer to the window were obviously bigger.
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047018036126860466
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047018036126860482
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047018036126860498



Prior to leaving for vacation I opted for more wattage and better lighting. (75Watt CFL) I also transplanted 2 into clay pots and the other 2 into clear soda bottle pots.
Back from vacation in mid March: flower bulbs!!
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047019693984236866
http://picasaweb.google.com/thoeun.kong/Peppers/photo#5047019698279204178



What pisses me off was the fact that the Thai peppers I planted in February are almost the same height as the Habaneros. (Look in the background of the last photo)
I use Thai pepper plants like Christmas cactus...for show...
 
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