Vincent

Vincents peppers

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Thanks to Brian I decided to start growing peppers. As I only have a balcony I cannot sow as much as I would like to. Of all variations I sowed 4 seeds of which I will only keep the best 1 or 2 plants. I will update this thread on a regular basis so you all can see how it's going (hopefully very well :)). Of course all comments and suggestions are highly appreciated. I still have to learn a lot.

 

First of the Capsicum Annuum

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From left to right:

Black Pearl

Bolivian Rainbow

Medusa

Purple Prince

Aussie Black

 

Now the Capsicum Chinense

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From left to right:

Datil

Habanero Caribbean Red

Habanero Red

Peito de Moca

Scotch Bonnet

 

The last one has a mixed content

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From left to right:

Lemon Drop (Capsicum Baccatum)

Thai Hot (Capsicum Frutescens)

Turbo Pube (Capsicum Pubescens)

Surprise seed from Fatalii.net

Mistery seed from a Dutch pepper grower

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time for an update :)

The first one to break through the surface was a Peito de Moca on the 6th. Today this is the score :)

 

Capsicum Annuum:

Medusa 3x

Aussie Black 2x

Bolivian Rainbow 2x

Purple Prince 2x

Black Pearl 3x

 

Capsicum Chinense:

Peito de Moca 2x

Scotch Bonnet 1x

Habenero Red 1x

Habanero Caribbean Red 1x

 

Capsicum Frutescens:

Thai Hot 1x

 

Looking back it was a good first week :)

 

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Looking great Vincent! :)

 

The kitchen table is no longer used for eating! Its my pepper plant growing station lol

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How does one prepare the world hottest pepper for eating? After all eating it raw is going to be a nasty shock, there must be some secret to making them edible, after all they seem to be fairly popular.

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A lot of people cut them into small pieces and use them to spice up other foods like chili and soups.

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Today it was time to repot the seedlings :) This is what I repotted

 

2x Black Pearl

2x Bolivian Rainbow

2x Medusa

2x Purple Prince

2x Aussie Black

2x Habanero Caribbean Red

2x Habanero Red

1x Peito de Moca

2x Scotch Bonnet

2x Thai Hot

2x Turbo Pube

1x Mistery seed

 

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Because I haven't seen any sun in weeks I decided to use lights for now

 

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Some pictures of my pepper seedlings

 

Bolivian Rainbow

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Medusa

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Purple Prince

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Habanero Caribbean Red

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Scotch Bonnet

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Time for a new update

 

General View

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Bolivian Rainbow

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Purple Prince

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Habenero Caribbean Red

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Peito de Moca

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2x Turbo Pube

 

What were they thinking when they named that one :D

 

I was thinking the same thing, lol. What is the website where you guys have ordered these seeds from? I'd like to try!

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How does one prepare the world hottest pepper for eating? After all eating it raw is going to be a nasty shock, there must be some secret to making them edible, after all they seem to be fairly popular.

 

It's a matter of slowly getting acustomed to them, just like with i.e. "learning" to drink alcohol. In time, you will able to withstand the capsicium better and you will even start to like them. I have no problems eating small to rather large pieces of raw pepper nowadays, I love the bite, the tingling sensation and sometimes I eat too much, which results in a hot .......the other day :D

 

The hottest pepper I ate ever, was another Surinamese pepper. The locals call it dagoepepre, dogs pepper. I ate a piece of it when I was visiting relatives in Suriname in 2007, and this was hell, sweating like a pig, needed milk badly, and my whole face was on fire, from a small piece!!

My wifes grandfather couldn' t stop laughing :D I took some back to holland that time, but I should get some new ones. Too bad these aren't exported and to fly for 9 hours for a few peppers????

 

Vincent, your peppers are looking nice! Keep up the good work! Are you going to make sambal (pepper sauce) this summer?

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That's the plan Michiel :)

 

Today the dutch pepper grow contest started and I couldn't resist so I sowed some additional peppers :)

 

Annuums:

Bolivian Rainbow

Bulgarian Carrot

Chilly Chili Hybrid

Explosive Ember

Marbles

Numex Big Jim (Contest)

Numex Centennial

Numex Twilight

Poinsettia

Pretty Purple Pepper

Purple Flash

Royal Black

Starburst

Trifetti (Purple Tiger)

 

Chinense:

Habanero Caribbean Red

Habanero Peruvian White

 

and Giant Belgium Tomatoes

 

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Here's an update.

 

NuMex Big Jim

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Thai Hot

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Starburst

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Chilly Chili Hybrid

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Explosive Ember

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Marbles

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NuMex Twilight

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Poinsettia

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Purple Prince

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Peito de Moca

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no shortage of buds

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Dude,

 

you have given them serious attention! They look awesome and do very well! Did you use the lights on all your peppers?

I must post some pics of my plants sometime, when I have the time.

That's gonna be loads of pepper sauce, Vincent :)

 

Cheers, Michiel

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If Freckles picked a peck of pickled peppers

 

where's the peck of pickled peppers Freck picked?

 

 

I bet the owl has something to do with it.

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