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Rocoto Grow Blog 2020

2020 Rocoto Grow Blog (December 2019)

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As you know, we have a penchant for all things capsicum pubescens. These incredible chillies, known in Peru and Ecuador as Rocoto, Bolivia and Argentina as Locoto and Mexico as Manzano. Each year we plant some of our favourites and some new varieties to try.  This year we wanted to document elements of the grow.  These chillies are no more difficult than other more frequently grown domestic chillies, they just have slightly different requirements and in the main, require a longer season If you want to start at the beginning of this 'Grow Blog' click here. 1 December 2019 (day...

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2020 Rocoto Grow Blog (November 2019)

2020 Grow Grow Log Rocoto

As you know, we have a penchant for all things capsicum pubescens. These incredible chillies, known in Peru and Ecuador as Rocoto, Bolivia and Argentina as Locoto and Mexico as Manzano. Each year we plant some of our favourites and some new varieties to try.  This year we wanted to document elements of the grow.  These chillies are no more difficult than other more frequently grown domestic chillies, they just have slightly different requirements and in the main, require a longer season. Equipment 4 x 4ft T5 CFL tube light. Heated Propagator.  In this case the English made Vitopod. Seed...

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