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I really hate to ask, but...

Posted by ottawapepper 5a (My Page) on
Fri, Jan 31, 14 at 18:19

Over the years I have shared or traded Trinidad Scorpion FG seeds.

I now find myself without any viable seeds. My saved seeds from a previous grow did not grow true last year (none of the bad seed was distributed!) and my original true seeds did not germinate this year.

Does anyone out there have a few Trinidad scorpion "FG" seeds to spare? If so, Id be happy to trade or graciously accept some with a SASBE.

Thanks folks,

Bill


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RE: I really hate to ask, but...

If you do not mind, what is a Trinidad Scorpion FG? I am new to this all.


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you have mail.


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FG was the first Yellow Scorpion,that I know of.

Back then A grower here grew some Scorpions out and they grew Yellow WITH LONG thin tails.
The guy spread a TON of them around (SASBE)to see if they grew true,THEY DID.
I remember the crap people dished out to him saying there was NO SUCH THING as a yellow Scorpion...

Things sure have changed,now most supers are crosses that aren't stable and nobody cares.
They pay stupid high prices for them too...

ANYTHING that looks different that SEEMS to grow the same or close is declared a new strain these days.

FG was given to the name because FG was the guys source of the seeds.

I think it was around 7-10 yrs ago.


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Thank you.


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LMAO.. once I saw Bill reaching out for some seeds, I somehow knew smoke wasn't far behind. The generous sharing with the generous.

:)

Kevin


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Im personally sending some to 2 other members if you Email me your address Ill fill a 3rd envelope . Good pepper not a super hot but I use it more then any other pepper


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To add to your post,the seeds I have ARE from Otawapepper.

I had a very bad couple seasons and got seeds from Otawapepper.
I didn't want to loose the original FG pepper.
Otawapepper helped me out.

I looked tonight and have a few seeds left.
I'll send them out knowing I'll get replacement seeds after harvest.
I guess I'm money in the bank for him.
Comes around goes around. :)


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Pepperdave,
I don't think you have the original FG.

Pod doesn't look like an FG.
Not like the seeds I grew from the original source.
Pods were more skinny.long with VERY long THIN tails.
Tails were very thin and almost as long as the pod.

Pod variations aren't the norm as far as what I've grown over the years for the FG.

But your pod might be what FG has evolved into.
I don't know.
Otawapeppers pod pics looked like my plants pods so I assumed he had the same as I did.
I only grew them from my seeds from the original source until I grew seeds from Otawapepper.
They weren't grown out for 8 seasons at the time.
Maybe yours are FG that have a different tail.
By thin tails I mean THIN AND LONG.
Thinner than the stem of the pod.
Wish I had pics...
A very distinctive pepper.


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My most productive pepper. I have over 8lbs of powder and many jars in vinegar . I recommend this pepper. It has great flavor and will not put a bad hurtin on you. I use it every day mixed in mustard or just dust my food. I still have more seed then I could ever use


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If you want to try mine got a good supply of seed Ive seen some smoother ones advertised . Mine are bumpy I wonder if they taste the same


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Hey Smoke, you da man!

pepperdave, thank you for your kind offer. I agree with Smokemaster, your pod might be what FG has evolved into. While I'm getting some original seeds from Smoke, I'd be happy to take you up on your offer. I'd like to grow your version for comparison. I'll send you an email.

My original FG seed came from fiedlermeister, the gentleman that originally spread them around in 2006/2007.

Here's a few shots that illustrate the stinger Smokemaster is referring to.


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Different then mine


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Smokemaster: That reminds me. I've been meaning to contact you regarding the seeds you sent me last year. I was able to isolate a few pods from the superhots. Mainly the Naga Morich and 7 pot. You want a few seeds?

Kevin


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