So, in the first picture there are two plants born fro the @opensourcegardens seed. They look pretty much the same but, if you take a closer look, they are so different! In the second picture you can see some green horn-shaped peppers with white and purple flowers, while in the third you clearly see some round black peppers. What happened? That's so strange! @plants #florespondence #gardening #OpenSource #Open
@opensourcegardens I'm sure these aren't cross-pollinated, at least by our plants, since we do not have any other chilli with blossom right now. Moreover the flowers themselves are different, before the pollination... I'll wait for your answer since I'm pretty curious myself! @GwenfarsGarden @plants
btw, we asked Michael Theurl, the initial breeder of #BlackHeart pepper, and he said this must be a rare exception of crossbreeding with another pointed pepper plant, which he is also breeding. However, he expects them to be less hot as the black heart chili - so we are looking forward to your updates and comparison : )
it also means that you have a unique plant. consider to save some seeds and start our own breed. and ... make it #OpenSource of course ^^
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