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I just picked up some white habanero seeds. Does anybody have any experience growing these?
 
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I've been growing peppers for the past few years and have always started them by putting them in a small container with a cotton pad (makeup applicator, can pick them up at the dollar store) and moisten the pad, you can cover it and plant them after they have small roots. I have never tried the variety but am currently growing some ghosts, 7 pot Rennies, Jamacian Scotch Bonnets, and a few other varieties from some of the pepper growers on the other forums.
 

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Habanero? Be extremely careful when handling the fresh peppers. They're the hottest commercially grown pepper (the Trinidad Scorpion is the hottest in the world), so don't put too much in a dish at one time!
As for growing, I have no experience, but I'd assume you'd grow them the same as you would other members of the jalapeno family.
 
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I'm sure a lot of peppers, especially the hot ones, do well in similar conditions. I grow a big pot of Trinidad Scorpions in my greenhouse under lights, and they've gotten huge, but they need new pots.
 

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You grow the Trinidad Scorpion pepper? Oh, what audacity do the members of this forum have.
 
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Yes, got seeds from another member on the forum. And just from trying a tiny piece of dried fruit that came along, I can confirm they're as hot as they say.
 
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I have grown White Habanero peppers. I treated them just like the other Habanero's and they grew well. I don't remember the size of the plants, but I think they were not as productive as the regular orange ones. As with all Habanero's, they like hot weather. Wait until a week or so after the last frost before transplanting outdoors. Anything you can do to warm the soil and plants is to your benefit when you transplant. I am assuming you have already started your plants by now. Try to avoid having your plants flower in the pot as they will not take the transplant as well.

One year I grew a Habanero in a 5 gallon bucket with drainage holes and brought it indoors for the winter. I kept it alive overwinter and pruned it in May and placed it back outdoors. Habaneros one month early. I didn't try for a third year.
 
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