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The 2004 section of Mike's Pepper Garden contains information specific to the 2004 growing season, including seed and supplier information, specific plans for indoor germination and transplanting to the garden, and germination and growth data summaries for the Author's 2004 crop of chile peppers. This section of the site also contains topical articles and planting calendars for the 2004 season.

The 2004 crop was grown in the Coastal Plains of North Carolina, northwest of Wilmington (agricultural zone 8).

This Season's Varieties
Anaheim TMR23, Big Bertha, Bolivian Rainbow, Cascabel, Golden Habanero, Guajillo, Hot Lemon Pepper, Mirasol, NuMex Twilight, Prairie Fire PVP, Tasmanian Habanero, Yellow Jellybean


Articles
Heated Germination Box
Mongrel Natural Hybrid Series 2
Square Foot Gardening
That Old Tepin Plant, Part II

Plans and Data
Plan for 2004
Seeds for 2004
Log for 2004
Harvest Data for 2004



Quick Statistics
First Plant Showing: one Thai pepper at 4 days
First Plant Standing: two Tazmanian Habaneros, two Anaheim TMRs, and three Thais at 6 days
Highest Germination Rate: Mongrel at 84%
Lowest Germination Rate: NuMex Twilight at 17% (same as 2001!)
Overall Germination Rate: 71.3%
First plant to flower: Prairie Fire at 48 days (same as 2001!)
First plant to set fruit: Bermuda and Guajillo at 53 days
First ripe pepper: Argentina at 93 days


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