Unknown plant - maybe chilli?


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Hello,

I had a bit of bad luck with chilli seeds at the start of spring, with none of them germinating, so I planted lots, and all of a sudden they all started growing at once! I’ve potted them all up (I couldn’t bear to throw them away they took so long to germinate) but I have one rogue one that has a very different leaf structure and doesn’t look like the rest of the chilli plants - would anyone be able to help in identifying whether this is in fact a chilli plant or whether I’m growing a completely different plant? I thought I was growing chilli de cayenne but it doesn’t look like it! the first photo is the chilli plant (as expected) and the second is the leafy “chilli?” plant - thanks in advance!!
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Different varieties have different growth habits and different size and shape of leaves. I would "guess" that this is probably the case here. Were all of the seeds for hot peppers or were some sweet peppers?
 
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They were all for hot peppers - I am growing sweet peppers too, but I don't remember any of the batch getting mixed up (i planted them at different times). The sweet peppers that I'm growing also don't quite have the same size and shape of leaves as this one. Do you think I'll need to wait until it starts flowering to find out if its the same variety? I am very intrigued - I have about 8 other chili plants and none look like this one!
 
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They were all for hot peppers - I am growing sweet peppers too, but I don't remember any of the batch getting mixed up (i planted them at different times). The sweet peppers that I'm growing also don't quite have the same size and shape of leaves as this one. Do you think I'll need to wait until it starts flowering to find out if its the same variety? I am very intrigued - I have about 8 other chili plants and none look like this one!
Many times the pepper growers where the seeds came from accidentally drop or misplace seeds and they get packaged with the wrong seeds. Just let it grow. Who knows? It might end up being your favorite
 

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Welcome to the forum :)

Certainly looks like another pepper, be interesting to see what comes from it.

Looks like you've got them indoors so no problem with overwintering them if it doesn't flower this year.
 
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