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2017 Pepper Growing Update

This year’s pepper garden includes jalapeños, big cayannes, peach bhut jolokias and a hot charleston. Plants have been in the ground since mid march. The cayannes are off to a very fast start.

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2014 Pepper Grow Update

2014 has been one of the most interesting/challenging pepper growing seasons I’ve ever had. I moved to Duluth Minnesota in the middle of winter and let’s just say it was pretty cold. Spring started a lot later than I’m accustomed … Continue reading

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2013’s New Hottest Pepper, The Carolina Reaper

Sounds like Ed Currie finally got the heat validation he’s been looking for from Guinness for the Carolina Reaper. While as of this post the Guinness page is not yet updated Ed received an email that said in part: “[w]e … Continue reading

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Caramel Bhut Jolokia 2013

In 2011 I found the caramel bhut jolokia in my pepper garden. I grew a few of the plants in 2012 and they came out of but the pods were much shorter and fatter than the ones I grew the … Continue reading

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Pepper Seedlings

My peppers have been going for about a month and I have healthy seedlings for all but a few of my original list. A few of the seedlings are a little yellow but the same thing has happened in past … Continue reading

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