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Apr 15, 2018 2:26 PM CST
|I planted a couple seeds from the pictured plant that has little peppers on it and the 2 new plants (in 1 pot) have much bigger leaves and are much taller than the original plant which is a few years old. The new plants are only about 2 months old. I know nothing about plants, and I'm curious about what is going on here.
Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
Apr 15, 2018 2:30 PM CST
|Seeds were probably cross pollinated. Or pepper is a hybrid.
Anything i say, could be misrepresented, or wrong.
Apr 15, 2018 2:31 PM CST
|Done that too and learnt that SOME peppers doesn't come true from seed and revert back to one of the parent plants that they where original crossed from.|
Apr 15, 2018 3:23 PM CST
|Janett is right. An entire ancestry of traits went into producing that seed.
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