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Grower's Log for 2000

Starting seeds
Germination
Thinning
Repotting (First)
Repotting (Second)
First Harvest
End of Season Height

Starting seeds:

Type ID Code # Pots Date Planted
Jalapeno A 6 20 March 00
Tepin B 3 20 March 00
Charleston Hot C 5 20 March 00
NuMex Big Jim D 4 20 March 00
Cubanelle E 4 20 March 00
ex-Soviet F 3 20 March 00
Bolivian Rainbow G 4 20 March 00
Pasilla Bajio H 4 20 March 00
Yellow Corno de Toro I 4 20 March 00
Scotch Bonnet J 3 20 March 00
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Germination:

Type % Germinated Avg Days to Show Avg Days to Stand
Jalapeno 33% 8.5 d 12 d
Tepin 44% 17 d 19.5 d
Charleston Hot 73% 8.2 d 11.9 d
NuMex Big Jim 75% 7.2 d 10.2 d
Cubanelle 58% 10 d 12.6 d
ex-Soviet 0% --- ---
Bolivian Rainbow 83% 8 d 9.6 d
Pasilla Bajio 25% 21 d Data not available
Yellow Corno de Toro 58% 14.4 d 17.7 d
Scotch Bonnet 44% 8.7 d 10 d
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Thinning:

Type Average Days from Planting to Thinning
Jalapeno not required due to poor germination
Tepin 32 d
Charleston Hot 15.7 d
NuMex Big Jim 21.3 d
Cubanelle 16 d
ex-Soviet ---
Bolivian Rainbow 17 d
Pasilla Bajio not required due to poor germination
Yellow Corno de Toro 24.5 d
Scotch Bonnet 32 d

Pots were thinned back to one plant each when at least two of the plants in the pot were at least 1 inch tall.
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Repotting (First):

Type Average Days from Planting to Repotting Repotted into
Jalapeno 57 d 16 oz plastic cup
Tepin 59 d 6" clay pot
Charleston Hot 61 d 6" clay pot
NuMex Big Jim 58 d 16 oz plastic cup
Cubanelle 59 d 16 oz plastic cup
ex-Soviet --- ---
Bolivian Rainbow 58 d 6" clay pot
Pasilla Bajio 59 d 16 oz plastic cup
Yellow Corno de Toro 60 d 16 oz plastic cup
Scotch Bonnet 60 d 6" clay pot
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Repotting (Second):

Type Average Days from Planting to Repotting 2 Repotted into
Jalapeno 105 d hi density planter #1
Tepin 107 d 8" clay pot
Charleston Hot 107 d 8" or 10" clay pot
NuMex Big Jim 109 d hi density planter #1 or 2
Cubanelle 109 d hi density planter #1 or 2
ex-Soviet --- ---
Bolivian Rainbow 107 d 8" clay pot
Pasilla Bajio 105 d hi density planter #1
Yellow Corno de Toro 108 d hi density planter #1 or 2
Scotch Bonnet 107 d 8" clay pot
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First Harvest:

Type Average Days from Planting to First Harvest
Jalapeno 137 d
Tepin 168 d
Charleston Hot 153 d
NuMex Big Jim 137 d
Cubanelle 142 d
ex-Soviet ---
Bolivian Rainbow 137 d
Pasilla Bajio 160 d
Yellow Corno de Toro 135 d
Scotch Bonnet 154 d
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End of Season Height:

Type Average Height Living in
Jalapeno 14" hi density planter #1
Tepin 35" 8" clay pot
Charleston Hot 25" 8" or 10" clay pot
NuMex Big Jim 27" hi density planter #1 or 2
Cubanelle 28" hi density planter #1 or 2
ex-Soviet --- ---
Bolivian Rainbow 22" 8" clay pot
Pasilla Bajio 36" hi density planter #1
Yellow Corno de Toro 26" hi density planter #1 or 2
Scotch Bonnet 22" 8" clay pot

Aboveground height; height of container not included.
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