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growing chillies

Postby paulw60 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:10 pm

Love all the veg we grow, but I am hooked on growing different chillies! hotter the better. I have read about Dragons breath chilli and supposed to be hotter than Reaper. I can't find anybody that sells them. Have you guys any idea?
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Re: growing chillies

Postby Diane » Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:18 pm

I expect that it will be on sale some time after it makes an appearance at Chelsea. I couldn't find any suppliers of seed either, at present.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-nor ... s-39946962

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Re: growing chillies

Postby Geoff » Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:43 pm

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Postby paulw60 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:38 pm

Thanks Geoff
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Re: growing chillies

Postby tigerburnie » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:43 pm

I have tried growing some of the more obscure(usually difficult) chillies, paying quite a lot of money for very few seeds and often getting zero success. Try pre soaking them and I hope you have more success than me, I do grow chillies, but now only grow the easier ones like de Cayenne and Hungarian hot wax.
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Re: growing chillies

Postby paulw60 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:14 pm

Hi, yeh, like you managed to find some dragons breath last year but struggling to get them going got some great Reaper amonst others coming along fine
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Re: growing chillies

Postby Elmigo » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:02 am

Not sure where to buy them in other countries but I'm giving bhut jolokia pepper a try. I have been told they are extremely hot. Just the pepper you're looking for!
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Re: growing chillies

Postby paulw60 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:24 am

Elmigo wrote:Not sure where to buy them in other countries but I'm giving bhut jolokia pepper a try. I have been told they are extremely hot. Just the pepper you're looking for!

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Re: growing chillies

Postby tigerburnie » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:37 pm

I have my first few chillies formed on the over wintered plant, busy pollinating flowers with my little paint brush.
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Re: growing chillies

Postby paulw60 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:40 pm

Started mine in Feb, but still so small!! must be doing something wrong!! Got armaggedon, monkey face , reaper, basket of fire so fare.
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Postby paulw60 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:41 pm

managed to find dragons breath seeds, but taking over a month to post! Hope it won't be too late.
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Re: growing chillies

Postby tigerburnie » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:37 pm

They will be late, but if you over winter and treat as a perennial you should do fine.
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Re: growing chillies

Postby paulw60 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:53 pm

IF I can get a couple going at least I can save some seeds!
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