Today I decided to make this blog about Habanero - one of the hottest chili pepper in the world.
Here in Vienna, Austria you can buy Habaneros at a Metro store. As you can see on the picture below the origin (Ursprung) of Habaneros is Senegal (or Uganda).
With Habaneros you can make delicious Chili Con Carne.
At 2014-03-24 (20 seeds) and today (2014-06-14) we cultivated
22  seeds from some fruits we bought at Metro store.
We used one seed per bucket in an indoor greenhouse. The buckets are organic fertilizer tablets made of coir. You can buy it in garden centres like Dehner.
As you can see we put the indoor greenhouse in front of our house on a place where the Habanero seeds can catch up sunlight. We put it on some wooden bar so the base will not be burned from the hot cement ground during the day and not be freezed during the night.
From 20 seeds (origin: Uganda) we cultivated at 2014-03-24 four plants rised indoor. They are now (2014-06-14) between 10 cm (~3.9 in) and 45 cm (~17.7 in) high. The 16 other seeds didn’t rise.
10 cm plant:
45 cm plant:
30 cm plant:
The taller ones have already flowers.
Posted on by Christian Mayer.
Categories: Breeding, Cooking. Tags: Habanero, Red Savina, Bhut, Naga, Jolokia, Capsicum chinense, Chili, Pepper, Chili con carne, Senegal, Uganda, Seed, Plant, Flower, Breed, Experiment, indoor, Greenhouse, Sunlight, Metro, Dehner.
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