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MikeUSMC 2023 GLOG

Hopefully, I’ll keep up with this GLOG this year, unlike the previous few years. I didn’t do one last year but, I think my GLOG (if you can even call it that) from 2021 was literally ONE post :lol: I’ve been working 50-72 hour weeks for the last 2 years (6 days a week), but now I’m back to working 40 hours, like a gentleman… for now :rofl:

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Anyway, I’m going to start with that pic 👆🏻 from a few years ago (rather than a crappy pic of seedlings under lights) since that’ll be the pic on the “GLOGS” home page, lol. If all goes according to plan, my backyard should look like that again this Summer :)

On to 2023… I dug through my old seed stash, sowed a bunch of seeds last week, and they all started popping a few days ago:

•Reaper SRTSL F5 (WHP)
•Chocolate Bhutlah DM
•7 Pot Douglah (WHP)
•Jamaican Hot Chocolate (WHP)
•D3 GOAT “Giant” pheno F4 (@D3monic)
•ScotchBrains (@Guatemalan Insanity Pepper)
•ScotchBrains (WHP)
•Scotch Bonnet (WHP)
•Bahamian Goat (WHP)
•Bahamian Beast, Peach V2 (WHP)
•Chocolate Scotch Bonnet (WHP)
•Bhut Jolokia White “W” strain (WHP)
•Super Bhut Jolokia (WHP)
•Star Scream (WHP)
•Aji Pineapple (WHP)

I’m still waiting on a few to pop:
•MoA Scotch Bonnet (WHP)
•Cappuccino Scotch Bonnet (my old stock)
•8 varieties of C. Pubescens from @Thegreenchilemonster



I also put in an order from “Tyler Farms,” in California, for some more seeds that should be here any day now. A bunch of White and Purple varieties :party:

•Genghis Khan Brain Strain (Tyler Farms)
•7 Pot White (TF)
•7 Pot BBG White (TF)
•Moruga Scorpion White (TF)
•Purple Death (TF)
•Purple Ghost (TF)
•Purple 7 Pot (TF)
Sunset Peach Scotch Bonnet (TF): this is probably the pepper that I’m most excited about this year. It’s a cross between 2 delicious peppers; a Yellow SB and the CGN 21500. The pods look absolutely gorgeous, and I can only imagine how they taste. Here’s a link (with pics) if anyone’s interested in checking them out:

The only thing I’m kicking myself for not ordering this year (I still can’t believe that I forgot :doh: ) is the Khang Starr “LEMON STARRBURST.” I’m kicking myself in the ass for forgetting about that one. There’s still time to do so though, so we’ll see… ;)

EDIT: Just put in an order with @TexasHotPeppers :party:
•KS Lemon Starrburst (THP)
•KS Peach Starrkist (THP)
•Reaper Bonnet (THP)
•P. Dreadie SB (THP)
•Chocolate Scotch Bonnet, Giant (THP)
•Bahamian Goat (THP)

Thanks for listening to that long rant/novel, everybody :lol: And, like I said, now that work has calmed down significantly, I’m hoping to be much more active on THP. I missed all of you guys and gals!

PPATB :metal:
Cheers 🍻
 
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Downriver

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Awesome to see you getting your grow on in 2023 Mike! I think you've got some great varieties on the menu. I'll certainly be following along.

By the way, I have some OP KS Lemon Starrburst seeds from last year's grow, if you're interested. Just send a PM.
 

MikeUSMC

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By the way, I have some OP KS Lemon Starrburst seeds from last year's grow, if you're interested. Just send a PM.
Thanks, Rick. I just took care of it though ;)

Just put in an order with @TexasHotPeppers :party:
•KS Lemon Starrburst (THP)
•KS Peach Starrkist (THP)
•Reaper Bonnet (THP)
•P. Dreadie SB (THP)
•Chocolate Scotch Bonnet, Giant (THP)
•Bahamian Goat (THP)
 

Downriver

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@MikeUSMC said: "Bahamian Goat is an outstanding pepper. It absolutely lives up to the hype. I remember the first time I bit into one like it was yesterday. They’re as sweet as candy (to me). Definitely in my top 3 favorites (for flavor) of all time"

I saw you post this elsewhere recently. Love to know what the other two are. I happen to have the Goat and the Beast on my growlist as well. There might be something else I just have to try, ha.
 
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MikeUSMC

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Love to know what the other two are. I happen to have the Goat and the Beast on my growlist as well. There might be something else I just have to try, ha.
They’d have to be the orange Manzano and a Yellow SB (either MoA or TFM), @Downriver, but a Chocolate SB is pretty high up on my list too!

This will be my first year growing the “Bahamian Beast” too. All I know about it is that (I think) it’s a cross between a B. Goat and an unknown red superhot. I do know that I should be growing the Peach colored one (according to what was written on the seed packet), but I have no idea what the “V2” means (“version 2”?). All I know is that I ordered the seeds from White Hot Peppers in December of 2019, and I have no idea what generation these particular seeds are (F?).
 
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CaneDog

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I got some bahamian beast F3 seeds from WHP as a freebie in late 2018, so I'd guess those are F4's. The seeds I got were expected to grow red though and the one plant I grew, did. I don't remember much about it except that it was a strong plant with solid production. Not sure about the V2 part. Maybe red is V1 and peach V2 or maybe there were two peach pheno's 1 & 2, or...? The red version didn't really stand out all that much to me, but the peach sounds like it could be pretty cool.
 
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