making a hybrid veg?

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by wanderingtoker, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. so i was wondering if plants (like peppers in my case) can pollenate different varieties of each other? like can i have a jalepeno and another kind of pepper cross? and the seeds from that would be the cross? is it possible ? how? just been wondering and noones been helpful on other sites..
     
  2. ya know there is something similar called grafting, but im not sure if this works with peppers.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGhWLaTopL4]YouTube - Urban Grower Talks About Grafting Cannabis Plants[/ame]
     
  3. i guess its not really too similar but its cool info


    [ame=http://www.metacafe.com/watch/2380494/fields_of_study_pepper_breeding/]Fields of Study: Pepper Breeding - Video[/ame] :b

    this seems like a plausible response?
     
  4. #4 Gandalf_the_Green, May 29, 2014
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  5. yeah chilli are terrible/amazing (depending what you want) for cross pollinating. its not an exact science tho the best bet is to hand pollinate to make sure. might get something like 50% original 25% cross pollinated 25% random. it can take time but just keep crossing and crossing and crossing and you are bound to get something cool. http://thehippyseedcompany.com/product-category/the-habaneros/ will give you an idea of some of the variety.

    big chilli fan tho. i have a yellow moruga scorpion which is super tasty/hot. and a purple variety. mabbbyyyy i should cross them  :hippie: 

    also going to grow these next spring (southern hemisphere)

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