Transplanting a Chocolate Bhut Jolokia Plant

I had two chocolate bhut jolokia pepper plants growing in the same DWC bucket. It was getting crowded so I decided to try and transplant one of the plants from the dwc bucket to dirt. Have never tried this before and no idea if I did it right…

Step 1 – removed net basket from dwc bucket, remove as much of the hydrotron as possible.

Step 2 – cut back roots as close to net basket as possible. Removed plant and any excess hydrotron that was stuck in the roots.

Step 3 – trimmed off a little more of the roots and then planted in dirt. watered thoroughly and set by window so it gets some natural light.

***March 27 2011 update***
Since transplant the chocolate bhut jolokia has just been sitting in a window and it’s doing great. Turns out dwc to dirt is pretty easy and appears to not negatively impact the plant. Here’s how it looks today:

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2 Responses to Transplanting a Chocolate Bhut Jolokia Plant

  1. Marie Matthew says:

    can someone put pictures and labels of the different types of peppers

  2. pepperseed says:

    Marie, I some pics in the photo gallery – http://thepepperseed.com/pepper-photo-gallery/

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