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Old 02-15-2004, 07:26   #9
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Re: Chile Pequenos

Originally posted by misskitty5077

A few pepper speciality seed suppliers carry the seed. They may be pricy due to the uniqueness of the item. The pepper is incredibly slow growing if you try to grow one. Don't expect to harvest your first pepper for at least six months. It can take up to three months for the seeds to sprout under ideal conditions too. As you can imagine, this adds to the "rarity" of this pepper.
Rare?!? You should live in Texas. They are all over. I have one in the corner of my yard that came up as a volunteer about 4 years ago. It is over six feet tall. It never gets water and never gets pampered when its cold. It is always loaded with pepers.
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