27 March 2010

First flowers!

My overwintered Hot Lemon (C. baccatum) is doing well and has quite a few buds. One of them opened up yesterday. The purple flower below is from a small unknown chili that was gifted to me as a plant last year. The pods were small red, pointed with medium heat. Anyone know what it might be?

6 comments:

  1. You are really early with your plants and they look great. Do you have any suggestion to reach early blomming?

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  2. Both flowers are on overwintered plants, so that's why they are so early. I just cut the plants down during the winter and basically leave them alone. It's nice to have both new plants and overwintered ones with beautiful flowers to cheer you up.

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  3. I have overwintered one early jalapeno. But maybe my cut down was to drastic. After winter there were no old leaves left but now i see a lot of new green. I hope the flowers will follow soon.

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  4. Hi Elin, nice pics.
    I had one leaf briefly on an overwintered Jalapeno, but it turned cold again and it decided not to bother. It's now compost!
    Let me know your technique, it clearly works :D
    The Hot Lemons are about 150mm high now, I will post a pic soon.

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  5. Very nice blog, Ez. Will read it through thoroughly. I really like the picture of the purple flower. An excellent image.

    Janne
    http://ginflyer.bloggsida.se/

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