Wise words, I may go for an early and a late setting. Before this year I last visited Japan in November 2010. Then we were having temps of 20-25 during the day and still 10-15 at night.
i have some habanero on the go now and can observe how they grow into this autumn, have to say though they are proper shooting up at the moment. I don't know if they'll set any fruit this year, at the speed they're growing I'm hoping so
In the UK I was a garden potterer! But here I have the opportunity to do much more so I expect a sharp learning curve. I also expect some success and a few disasters!