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Grower's Log for 2001

Starting seeds
Germination
True Leaves
Thinning
Repotting (First)
Repotting (Second)
Flowering
Setting First Fruit
First Harvest

Starting seeds

Type ID Code # Pots Date Planted
Jalapa A 4 6 March 01
Hot Lemon Pepper B 3 6 March 01
Mongrel C 4 6 March 01
NuMex Big Jim D 5 6 March 01
Cubanelle E 5 6 March 01
Fatalii F 3 6 March 01
NuMex Twilight G 3 6 March 01
Ancho/Poblano H 5 6 March 01
Yellow Corno de Toro I 8 6 March 01
Scotch Bonnet J 3 6 March 01
Thai Hot K 3 6 March 01
Prairie Fire L 3 6 March 01
Seeds were started in accordance with Plan for 2001.
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Germination:

Type % Germinated* Avg Days to Show / No. of Data Points Avg Days to Stand / No. of Data Points
Jalapa 75% 6.4 d / 9 8.2 d / 9
Hot Lemon Pepper 78% 7 d / 5 9.4 d / 7
Mongrel 75% 7.3 d / 8 10.3 d / 9
NuMex Big Jim 67% 8.3 d / 10 10.5 d / 8
Cubanelle 67% 10.1 d / 8 13.6 d / 9
Fatalii 78% 13 d / 3 19 d / 7
NuMex Twilight 22% 9.5 d / 2 12.5 d / 2
Ancho/Poblano 20% 10 d / 3 10 d / 2
Yellow Corno de Toro 58% 13.4 d / 10 17.3 d / 10
Scotch Bonnet 89% 10.0 d / 7 12.9 d / 7
Thai Hot 89% 8.0 d / 6 9.9 d / 7
Prairie Fire 89% 6.4 d / 8 9.0 d / 5
*Percentage of seeds that produced seedlings that emerged from the soil.
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True Leaves:

Type Avg Days to True Leaves / No. of Data Points
Jalapa 13.3 d / 8
Hot Lemon Pepper 13.3 d / 4
Mongrel 13.4 d / 8
NuMex Big Jim 16.3 d / 7
Cubanelle 16.1 d / 7
Fatalii 20.8 d / 4
NuMex Twilight 14.0 d / 1
Ancho/Poblano 12.5 d / 2
Yellow Corno de Toro 21.2 d / 9
Scotch Bonnet 18.4 d / 5
Thai Hot 13.7 d / 7
Prairie Fire 12.5 d / 4
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Thinning:

Type Avg Days to Thinning / No. of Data Points
Jalapa 14.0 d / 4
Hot Lemon Pepper 16.5 d / 2
Mongrel 15.7 d / 3
NuMex Big Jim 19.0 d / 3
Cubanelle 17.8 d / 4
Fatalii 25.3 d / 3
NuMex Twilight not required due to poor germination
Ancho/Poblano not required due to poor germination
Yellow Corno de Toro 23.7 d / 3
Scotch Bonnet 21.0 d / 2
Thai Hot 17.3 d / 3
Prairie Fire 19 d / 2
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 Avg Days to Repotting / No. of Data Points Repotted into
Jalapa 27.0 d / 4 16 oz plastic cup
Hot Lemon Pepper 27.0 d / 3 16 oz plastic cup
Mongrel 27.3 d / 3 16 oz plastic cup
NuMex Big Jim 30.2 d / 5 16 oz plastic cup
Cubanelle 27.3 d / 3 16 oz plastic cup
Fatalii 47.0 d / 2 16 oz plastic cup
NuMex Twilight 35.0 d / 1 16 oz plastic cup
Ancho/Poblano 31.5 d / 2 16 oz plastic cup
Yellow Corno de Toro 38.1 d / 7 16 oz plastic cup
Scotch Bonnet 47.0 d / 1 16 oz plastic cup
Thai Hot 28.0 d / 3 16 oz plastic cup
Prairie Fire 41.0 d / 3 16 oz plastic cup
Plants were repotted in accordance with Plan for 2001. All plants showed
good, thorough root development and none were rootbound.
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Repotting (Second):

Type Avg Days to Repotting / No. of Data Points Repotted into
Jalapa 65.0 d / 4 3 garden / 1 hi density planter #1
Hot Lemon Pepper 44.7 d / 3 6" clay pot
Mongrel 46.3 d / 3 6" clay pot
NuMex Big Jim 66.2 d / 5 3 garden / 2 hi density planter #1
Cubanelle 65.0 d / 4 3 garden / 1 hi density planter #1
Fatalii 50.3 d / 3 6" clay pot
NuMex Twilight 48.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Ancho/Poblano 71.0 d / 2 hi density planter #1
Yellow Corno de Toro 65.0 d / 4 3 garden / 1 hi density planter #1
Scotch Bonnet 50.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Thai Hot 45.6 d / 3 6" clay pot
Prairie Fire 48.3 d / 3 6" clay pot
Plants were repotted in accordance with Plan for 2001. All plants showed
good, thorough root development and none were rootbound.
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Flowering:

Type Avg Days to Flower / No. of Data Points
Jalapa 61.0 d / 2
Hot Lemon Pepper data unavailable
Mongrel 84.0 d / 1
NuMex Big Jim 84.0 d / 1
Cubanelle 64.0 d / 2
Fatalii 106.0 d / 2
NuMex Twilight 84.0 d / 1
Ancho/Poblano 71.0 d / 1
Yellow Corno de Toro 74.0 d / 2
Scotch Bonnet 105.5 d / 2
Thai Hot 84.0 d / 2
Prairie Fire 59.3 d / 3
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Setting First Fruit:

Type Avg Days to Set Fruit / No. of Data Points
Jalapa 71.8 d / 4
Hot Lemon Pepper 97.0 d / 2
Mongrel 89.0 d / 3
NuMex Big Jim 96.0 d / 5
Cubanelle 81.0 d / 4
Fatalii 108.0 d / 1
NuMex Twilight 88.0 d / 1
Ancho/Poblano 101.0 d / 2
Yellow Corno de Toro 77.0 d / 2
Scotch Bonnet 108.0 d / 1
Thai Hot 90.3 d / 3
Prairie Fire 69.3 d / 3
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First Harvest:

Type Avg Days to First Harvest / No. of Data Points
Jalapa 105.0 d / 4
Hot Lemon Pepper 150.7 d / 3
Mongrel 136.3 d / 3
NuMex Big Jim 126.5 d / 4
Cubanelle 99.0 d / 3
Fatalii 151.0 d / 3
NuMex Twilight 131.0 d / 1
Ancho/Poblano 151.0 d / 1
Yellow Corno de Toro 105.0 d / 2
Scotch Bonnet 144.0 d / 2
Thai Hot 130.0 d / 2
Prairie Fire 114.0 d / 3
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