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Did I buy bad seeds?

Posted by bcmolle Zone 7, No VA (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 22, 14 at 9:03

Ok, so I was a greenhorn at the beginning of the season (hadn't ever even been oh GW) and bought some (what were supposed to be) Trinidad moruga scorpion seeds and bhut jolokia seeds. Well, after months of nurturing these plants, I am less than impressed with what they seem to be, but I could be wrong. Being as you all know much more than me, I wanted to get your opinion. The first picture is of the "trinidad moruga scorpion" that I have grown. Bhut jolokia to follow. Thanks in advance for your opinion.
BC


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And here is the result from the "bhut jolokia" seeds.

On a side note, I would like to amend my soil so that it is very porous, like my potting soil (because current the biggest jalapeño plant that I've ever grown is in potting soil, and the majority of the ones in the ground are lacking majorly). Thoughts, ideas.


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The leaves don't look like chinenses, so I think you're correct, they're not what you were hoping for.


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Agree Where did you get the seed?


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Amazon.. The TMS from "evening primrose" and the bhut from "smile seed".


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Definitely not a scorpion or ghost.


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Amazon should monitor there venders better. So should EBay. Both peppers look like the same variety maybe the 2 venders are in on it.Getting ripped off sucks , Dont buy seed from any vender on that site. Im sure there are reputable dealers there but your still taking a gamble.


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Agree. Looks like you got some variety of Thai plants there. Sorry for your misfortune. Still a nice pepper though. You may want to harvest those existing pods to tell the plant to put out more blooms and foliage.

Kevin


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  • Posted by jutsFL 9b (Orlando) (My Page) on
    Tue, Jul 22, 14 at 12:43

Agreed with Kevin, both appear to be some Thai variation - both are definitely not what they were intended to be.

Jay


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Would anyone be willing to share some true seeds with me?


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Bcmolle, PM/email me. What are you wanting/looking for?


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