Given the success of “Etna 2011”, and the complete lack of any Scotch Bonnet
action from my traditionally planted seeds so far, I’ve decided to try the “damp paper towel and plastic bag” method.
There are 6 seeds in reserve in case these fail
3/6 of V2 germinated, plus 1/6 of V1
18/06/11: As per v1, these are SO NOT Scotch Bonnet, it’s untrue! Pics will follow…
November 2011: Trimmed back for overwintering. Only one plant kept
And it turned out that these were actually “Jamaican Yellow Hot”… Rather nice, medium heat, fruityness that seems to develop more once they’ve been frozen
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Ensure a rough distance of 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) when sowing directly.
Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Chinese pepper 'Scotch Bonnet' is known for growing to a height of approximately 45.72 cm (that's 1.49 feet in imperial).
Your garden is in full sun light: Chinese pepper 'Scotch Bonnet' enjoys a partial sun position, so make adjustments where necessary.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8b) is within the ideal range for Chinese pepper 'Scotch Bonnet'. The recommended range is between Zone 5 and 12.
Ensure your soil has a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 as Chinese pepper 'Scotch Bonnet' is a neutral to alkaline soil loving plant.
More information about Chilli "Not Scotch Bonnet (Yellow) v2" is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Chilli "Not Scotch Bonnet (Yellow) v2" Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
Pruning day 295
Harvesting day 293
3.0 x item
Budding day 167
Potting Up day 129
2 into 3L pots, with the 5:1:1
Potting Up day 63
Potting Up day 53
Sprouting day 20
Germinating day 13
Sown day 0
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