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ABT's and the bene's of your own jalapeno plants-give it a shot

lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 5,941
edited October 2012 in EggHead Forum
I love ABT's and the near-endless combinations of flavor. This spring I planted a major-league garden of two jalapeno plants (I live in the land of Kentucky jelly for climate info).  After the plant-no effort/max yield and I am NO gardener.   If you enjoy ABT's the likely short ingredient is the pepper.  You should give the plant a go next spring. FWIW-
Louisville
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  • lousubcap said:
    I love ABT's and the near-endless combinations of flavor. This spring I planted a major-league garden of two jalapeno plants (I live in the land of Kentucky jelly for climate info).  After the plant-no effort/max yield and I am NO gardener.   If you enjoy ABT's the likely short ingredient is the pepper.  You should give the plant a go next spring. FWIW-
    keep growing them in the same spot and the will get hotter and hotter every season. They actually season the soil. If you plant tomatoes next to an established jalapeño plant, you will have spicy tomatoes.

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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 5,941
    Thanks for the steer-I thought moving them was the right answer-but will definetly have a "do-over"!  Go "bourbon".  No team affiliates here!
    Louisville
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951
    edited October 2012
    lousubcap said:
      Go "bourbon".  No team affiliates here!
    I'll take my rum over your bourbon and spot you 7 gulps.

    Growing jalapeños and serranos are funny.  You either have too many or it's a total crop failure.  I haven't figured it out yet.
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 5,941
    @ Village Idiot-Game on- you get your points and my hang-over... I appreciate your inputs as I have heard the same about the randomness of the crop out-put.  But when "it hits" there are enough peppers for breakfast and everything else this time of year.  And such a great reminder the next AM :)>-
    Louisville
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  • Ragtop99Ragtop99 Posts: 1,339
    I plant one jalapeno plant each season.  I get a lot of peppers from one plant.  A couple years ago I had one plant that was a dud.  Lots of fruit, but zero heat.  This year's plant was milder than expected (tried a new variety that sounded like it was a hotter variety).

    Cooking on an XL and Medium in Bethesda, MD.
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