Bird Aji, Chili Pepper- 10 Seeds, Very Hot (Capsicum baccatum) very attractive.

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Bird Aji, Chili Pepper, UNTREATED  Heirloom seeds !

Bird Aji Chili Pepper Seeds,Strong Capsicum baccatum variety with small medium hot fruits. 

This wild variety has a sprawling habit and is very prolific. The pods are very small (0.5in x 0.3in) round and very pungent. Note that the small round pods of the wild species are often refered to as 'bird peppers. 
The pods are very attractive to bird species, the mechanismthrough which the wild varieties were spread all over South & Central America. More accurately this varieity is part of the species Capsicum baccatum var. baccatum. 
High yield, the fruit can be good without stem pick.
Keep the soil moist but not wet. 
Thrives in sunny windows, conservatories, greenhouses, outdoors in sunny and sheltered position during the summer. When grown during the winter months usually required some form of plant lighting. Help with pollination by shaking the plant or with a small brush. More Yearling - trimmed in the fall - overwinter indoors in bright mode.pk/10 

Instruction

Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

 

 

Pepper varieties come from tropical humid regions. The temperature, moisture, and air circulation all play a role in growing plants from seeds. Too little heat, too much moisture, and lack of air circulation will cause poor results. Do not use jiffy peat pots, plugs, or potting soil as the soil becomes too dry or too wet, which can lead to disease and fungus. We have experienced disease and low germination when using these types of products. Use Organic Seed Starting Material for best germination results.

 

 

Peppers often like to take their sweet time germinating. They can be up in a week, and some will take almost a month. Even with paper towel germination testing, they can take long. I am not sure why, but it is a normal occurrence. So plan and make sure you start them early enough! Also, remember they like heat to germinate so make sure you have a heating mat or something to keep the soil warm. Placing them up on top of the fridge often works too since it is normally warmer up there.

 

 

Growing Peppers:

 

 

Peppers, like tomatoes, grow in well-drained fertile soil. Almost all peppers have the same requirements for successful growth.  Plant them in good, well-drained, fertile soil – and make sure they get lots of sunlight and a good inch of water per week.  In many ways, they mimic the same requirements needed for growing great tomatoes.

 

 

At Planting Time:

 

 

We plant all of our peppers with a good shovel full of compost in the planting hole, and then give them a good dose of compost tea every few weeks for the first 6 weeks of growth.  We also mulch around each of our pepper plants with a good 1 to 2″ thick layer of compost.

 

 

 

 

 

Growing Hot Peppers in Containers
Peppers can be grown all year long in containers. It is suitable for apartment dwellers and gardeners who live in cool regions where the number of growing days are limited. Many pepper enthusiast grow peppers in pots so they can have fresh peppers all year long. It’s best to use 5 gallon containers so the roots do not get too over-crowded

Soil Requirements:
Requires fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:
Water well with soaker hoses during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:
Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro every two weeks.

Harvest Tips:
Harvest hot peppers when they are fully mature using a garden scissor so you don't damage the plant. Pick peppers as they mature to encourage new buds to form.

Peppers do very well grown in pots.

Pickled Peppers

Ingredients

 

 

whole spicy peppers (whatever you’ve got)

 

 

for the brine

 

 

1 part water to 1 part white vinegar
(start with 2 cups to 2 cups, then keep adding if you have more peppers)

 

 

spices for the jars
(per jar)

 

 

- 1 garlic clove, peeled
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 teaspoons black peppercorns
- 1 tablespoon Kosher salt

 

 

instructions

 

 

Bring brine mixture to a boil.  Wash peppers and pack jars tightly, adding spices to each jar.  Pour boiling brine over peppers and spices using a ladle and canning funnel.  Process jars in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes.

 

 

Or you can just make a jar or two and skip the processing by just putting them straight into the fridge.

 

 

Wait a couple weeks, at least, before eating.

 

 

 

We have a wide variety of Heirloom Vegetable, Herb, Fruit,and Flower Seeds for sale.

 

 

"Most hot pepper varieties require a constant temperature of 80 F to 85 F to germinate!"

 

 

Important, Please Read

 

 

All seeds have been test sown to ensure germination. Please familiarize yourself with growing conditions and instructions for your seeds before you plant them, as all seeds are different. Basic growing instructions can be found under each listing.

 

 

We Cannot Guarantee how much  you will be able to grow, as too many variables come into play, soil condition, your ability to garden, weather etc. I guarantee that they arrive as described and are in good viable condition and the germination rates are accurate.

 

 

 

 

 

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Additional Policies and FAQs

 

 

What is an heirloom or heritage seed?
The terms heirloom and heritage are synonymous. An heirloom plant is an open-pollinated, cultivated plant, or cultivar. Heirloom plants are not used in modern large-scale agricultural, but they were traditionally grown during earlier periods in human history. All heirloom seed are open-pollinated.
What is the difference between open-pollinated and hybrid seeds?
Open-pollinated plants are pollinated by birds, insects, wind, or other natural means. Under these conditions the plant will produce seeds naturally. When these seeds are harvested and re-planted they will reproduce the same plant as the parent. Conversely, a hybrid plant is the result of controlled pollination of inbred parent plants. The plant’s seeds are often sterile and, if they do germinate, they will not reliably produce the same plant as the parent or the yields.
What is the difference between GMO and non-GMO seeds?
A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose genetic substance has been changed using genetic engineering methods. Non-GMO seeds have not been genetically changed, and they are traditionally the same as they were originally created. Non-GMO seeds have all of the nutrition that animal and human bodies need for maximum growth and nutrition. Traditional seeds grow into plants that have been consumed for thousands of years. Non-GMO seeds offer you the peace of mind that the foods you grow and eat are as nature intended.

 

 

 

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