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Grower's Log for 2004

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

Starting seeds

Type ID Code # Pots Date Planted
Bermuda A 2 24 April 04
Golden Habanero B 2 24 April 04
Bolivian Rainbow C 2 24 April 04
Hot Lemon Pepper D 2 24 April 04
Yellow Jellybean E 2 24 April 04
Tazmanian Habanero F 2 24 April 04
Big Bertha Hybrid G 2 24 April 04
Anaheim TMR H 2 24 April 04
Cascabel I 2 24 April 04
Guajillo J 2 24 April 04
Mirasol K 2 24 April 04
Thai L 18 24 April 04
Argentina M 2 24 April 04
NuMex Twilight N 2 24 April 04
Prairie Fire PVP O 2 24 April 04
Mongrel (2nd Gen) P 4 24 April 04
Seeds were started in accordance with Plan for 2004.
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Germination:

Type % Germinated* Avg Days to Show / No. of Data Points Avg Days to Stand / No. of Data Points
Bermuda 50% 7.0 d / 1 7.7 d / 3
Golden Habanero 83% 7.3 d / 3 8.4 d / 5
Bolivian Rainbow 83% 9.2 d / 5 10.2 d / 5
Hot Lemon Pepper 50% 9.7 d / 3 10.7 d / 3
Yellow Jellybean 83% 6.4 d / 5 7.5 d / 4
Tazmanian Habanero 67% 5.0 d / 3 6.5 d / 4
Big Bertha 67% 8.0 d / 2 9.0 d / 4
Anaheim TMR 67% 6.0 d / 2 7.3 d / 4
Cascabel 33% 12.5 d / 2 data unavailable
Guajillo 83% 6.6 d / 7 7.4 d / 7
Mirasol 67% 9.3 d / 3 10.8 d / 4
Thai 85% 6.2 d / 40 7.8 d / 32
Argentina 33% 8 d / 2 data unavailable
NuMex Twilight 17% 13 d / 1 14 d / 1
Prairie Fire 50% 7.0 d / 3 10.7 d / 3
Mongrel (2nd Gen) 84% 6.8 d / 10 7.6 d / 8
*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
Bermuda 14.0 d / 2
Golden Habanero 14.3 d / 3
Bolivian Rainbow 14.0 d / 2
Hot Lemon Pepper 17 d / 2
Yellow Jellybean 13.3 d / 3
Tazmanian Habanero 13.0 d / 2
Big Bertha 14.5 d / 2
Anaheim TMR 14.0 d / 2
Cascabel 13.0 d / 1
Guajillo 15.0 d / 2
Mirasol 14.0 d / 2
Thai 15.8 d / 12
Argentina 13.0 d / 1
NuMex Twilight data unavailable
Prairie Fire 15.0 d / 1
Mongrel (2nd Gen) 13.7 d / 3
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Thinning:

Type Avg Days to Thinning / No. of Data Points
Bermuda 9.0 d / 1
Golden Habanero 13.0 d / 2
Bolivian Rainbow 12.0 d / 2
Hot Lemon Pepper 14.0 d / 1
Yellow Jellybean 13.0 d / 2
Tazmanian Habanero 9.0 d / 1
Big Bertha 14.0 d / 2
Anaheim TMR 9.0 d / 1
Cascabel data unavailable
Guajillo 14.0 d / 2
Mirasol 12.0 d / 1
Thai 14.5 d / 11
Argentina data unavailable
NuMex Twilight data unavailable
Prairie Fire 28.0 d / 1
Mongrel (2nd Gen) 13.0 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
Bermuda 41.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Golden Habanero 43.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Bolivian Rainbow 43.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Hot Lemon Pepper 43.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Yellow Jellybean 43.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Tazmanian Habanero 38.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Big Bertha Hybrid 41.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Anaheim TMR 43.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Cascabel 43.0 d / 1 6" clay pot
Guajillo 38.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Mirasol 43.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Thai 38.2 d / 12 16 oz plastic cup
Argentina 43.0 d / 1 6" clay pot
NuMex Twilight 43.0 d / 1 6" clay pot
Prairie Fire PVP 43.0 d / 2 6" clay pot
Mongrel (2nd Gen) 43.0 d / 3 6" clay pot
Plants were repotted in accordance with Plan for 2004. 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
Bermuda 61.0 d / 2 square-foot plot
Golden Habanero 85.0 d / 2 8" clay pot
Bolivian Rainbow 85.0 d / 2 8" clay pot
Hot Lemon Pepper 61.0 d / 2 square-foot plot
Yellow Jellybean 85.0 d / 2 8" clay pot
Tazmanian Habanero 78.0 d / 2 8" clay pot
Big Bertha Hybrid 62.0 d / 2 square-foot plot
Anaheim TMR 62.0 d / 2 square-foot plot
Cascabel 78.0 d / 1 8" clay pot
Guajillo 60.5 d / 2 square-foot plot
Mirasol 85.0 d / 2 8" clay pot
Thai 60.5 d / 12 square-foot plot
Argentina 85.0 d / 1 8" clay pot
NuMex Twilight data unavailable 8" clay pot
Prairie Fire PVP 85.0 d / 2 8" clay pot
Mongrel (2nd Gen) 82.7 d / 3 8" clay pot
Plants were repotted in accordance with Plan for 2004. 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
Bermuda 50.0 d / 2
Golden Habanero data unavailable
Bolivian Rainbow 57.0 d / 2
Hot Lemon Pepper data unavailable
Yellow Jellybean 73.0 d / 1
Tazmanian Habanero 64.0 d / 2
Big Bertha 64.0 d / 2
Anaheim TMR 67.0 d / 1
Cascabel 64.0 d / 1
Guajillo 55.5 d / 2
Mirasol 72.0 d / 1
Thai 68.0 d / 1
Argentina 52.0 d / 1
NuMex Twilight 66.0 d / 1
Prairie Fire 55.0 d / 2
Mongrel (2nd Gen) 60.5 d / 2
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Set Fruit:

Type Avg Days to First Set Fruit / No. of Data Points
Bermuda 53.5 d / 2
Golden Habanero 88.0 d / 2
Bolivian Rainbow 64 d / 1
Hot Lemon Pepper data unavailable
Yellow Jellybean 73 d / 1
Tazmanian Habanero 66.5 d / 2
Big Bertha 62 d / 1
Anaheim TMR data unavailable
Cascabel 69 d / 1
Guajillo 57.5 d / 2
Mirasol data unavailable
Thai 73 d / 1
Argentina 54 d / 1
NuMex Twilight 69 d / 1
Prairie Fire 61.0 d / 2
Mongrel (2nd Gen) 61.7 d / 3
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First Harvest:

Type Avg Days to First Harvest / No. of Data Points
Bermuda 97.5 d / 2
Golden Habanero 120 d / 1
Bolivian Rainbow 101.0 d / 2
Hot Lemon Pepper 155.5 d / 2
Yellow Jellybean 101.5 d / 2
Tazmanian Habanero 106 d / 1
Big Bertha 108 d (green) / 1
Anaheim TMR 122.0 d / 2
Cascabel 122 d / 1
Guajillo 110.5 d / 2
Mirasol 118.0 d / 2
Thai 109 d / 1
Argentina 93 d / 1
NuMex Twilight 116 d / 1
Prairie Fire 98.5 d / 2
Mongrel (2nd Gen) 96.7 d / 3
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