chilli question

Stephen Loizeaux Loizeaux at concentric.net
Wed Aug 28 15:17:00 EST 1996


Vimala Siddalingaiah wrote:
> 
> Is this Japanese chilli?  I had one that grew upwards and did not grow
> more than an 1".  But they are very hot though!
> 
> Matthew Bottomley (matthewb at bsm.bioc.ucl.ac.uk) wrote:
> : Hello.
> 
> : I bought a chilli plant yesterday.
> 
> : Nice, eh?
> 
> : Thing is, the woman I bought it from didn't know how I should treat it.  Do
> : you?
> 
> : It's about 8 inches tall, 6 major stalks and has about 40 little greenish
> : peppers on it, some of which are turning orange.  They're growing upwards
> : and look as if they'll become the fairly common sort of small red peppers
> : you can buy in lots of shops in england.
> 
> : Any tips would be very welcome, I wouldn't want my new found friend to die
> : on me.
> 
> : Cheers, Matt
> 
> : --
> : ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> : "To always have a quote below one's email is really a trifle tedious."
> : Matt Bottomley        Biochemistry Dept, UC London  Tel. 0171 391 1354
> : http://www.biochem.ucl.ac.uk/~matthewb  e-mail: matthewb at bsm.bioc.ucl.ac.uk
> : ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sound like you got some really hot chillies growing, It sounds like "Bird 
Chillies" or " Tabasco Chillies" both have a tendancy to grow upward and 
both are small and both are very very hot.  Have fun



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