Red Thai Dragon chilli

Chilli Pepper    Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

What feeding program can I use to to nourish my plant as well as prevent the yellow leaf drop. We have had extreme variations in weather patterns this year and go from days of non stop rain to scorching heat. I only have one of the hottest Thai dragon chille bush, don't want to lose it.

Asked by: Irene West (1 point)   Posted:November 30, 2016

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Damaged chili plalnt
New leaves on chilli plant becoming dark brown and deformed

Chilli Pepper    Bangladesh

I have 3 small Chilli trees, they were growing at a good pace but few weeks ago i found that at the top of the tree where new small leaves were growing they were becoming dark brown and deformed.Then I applied 10 drops of Cypermethrin and 1 and half spoon of copper oxychloride in 1 liter of...

Asked by: Mubin Ibne Anwar (2 points)   Posted:June 27, 2014

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Increasing fruit heat

Chilli Pepper    None Given

Can I increase the heat rating of my chillis if I feed them a combination of same heat chillies blended in a water based solution so that the capsaicin is taken up by the roots and goes into the chilli fruit. If not, why won't this work?

Asked by: Matt (1 point)   Posted:March 13, 2017

2 answers    547 views

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Holes in pepper leaves

Chilli Pepper    FL, United States

My pepper plants have got holes in the top leaves. As far as I can tell, there are no insects anywhere on the plant. Is this some kind of physiological disorder? The peppers are jalapenos and are in large containers on my deck where they get lots of sun.. I live in FL. Does anybody know what may...

Asked by: Lauren S. (1 point)   Posted:May 1, 2013

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Reason for different colors of habanero fruit ripening on the plant

Chilli Pepper    None Given

Why are there different colors such as yellow, green habanero fruit ripening on the plant?

Asked by: pankajshshrao (2 points)   Posted:June 12, 2016

2 answers    1112 views

Damping off in chillis

Chilli Pepper    india

I farm 15 hectare of chili peppers in India in October 10th. The stem of these plants have been destroyed by a fungus and the plants are dying off How to control? Already we treated the chili pepper seed with thitam but no use and metalaxyl and thifonate mithyl is also used. Finally tricoderma...

Asked by: ramprasad (2 points)   Posted:October 24, 2015

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Is instant coffee good for chili plants?

Chilli Pepper    Philippines

I have read a lot of things about ground coffee being good for plants, but i have never come across anything about instant coffee. The starbuck's in our neighborhood always runs out of used coffee grounds. I was wondering if instant coffee (deluted in water) is good for my chili plants?

Asked by: Sandy Rivera (1 point)   Posted:December 2, 2015

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Chilli Pepper    brisbane

My plants are getting lumpy leaves.i have sprayed for rust but plants arnt looking too good. What sort of dieseases do chillie plants get around brisbane? Thanks in advance for any feed back. Also is there any good ways of grafting chillie plants together?

Asked by: les (1 point)   Posted:August 30, 2015

1 answer    1048 views

Yellow spots

Chilli Pepper    None Given

My Thai chilis have yellow spots and yellowing edges on the older leaves. I've fertilized a couple weeks ago with osmocote plus outdoor and indoor fertilizer (pink cap) . Should I add more? When I was taking the additional photos, i noticed that the leaves are somewhat translucent in the...

Asked by: cbird (1 point)   Posted:July 25, 2017

1 answer    449 views

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How do I collect and save the seeds from my habanero pepper plant?

Chilli Pepper    MI

I would like to try and grow some more habanero plants from my existing one which has been very productive. Could somebody tell me the best way to do this?

Asked by: Abby (7 points)   Posted:April 16, 2013

2 answers    9085 views

Pic of Bhut Jolokia with caterpillar inside
Caterpillar inside Bhut Jolokia chilli

Chilli Pepper    Sydney, Australia

I have a Bhut Jolokia Chilli Plant that is growing very well. Lots of fruit. Today a couple of young fruit dropped. At first I thought this was due to such a heavy crop but on opening one of the fruits I found light green caterpillar inside. (See image attached). Any suggestions on what to do?...

Asked by: Allan Bennett (2 points)   Posted:November 17, 2014

1 answer    1690 views

Holes in leaves of green pepper
Holes in leaves

Chilli Pepper    None Given

These holes appear in my green pepper plants and only there not on the chilies next to it. Anybody that can help me? Please

Asked by: Jacobus (1 point)   Posted:June 16, 2016

2 answers    760 views

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Chilli Pepper    India

Chilli plant leaf small and curly growing, i have try 2-3 time sowing but again an again leaf as well as. So you say me reason.

Asked by: Hardik (1 point)   Posted:February 5, 2019

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Chili pepper plants have been destroyed by a stem disease

Chilli Pepper    india

I farm one hectare of chilli peppers in India in September -October time. The stem of these plants have been destroyed by a fungus and the plants are dying off How to control? Which type of chemical use

Asked by: ramprasad (2 points)   Posted:October 26, 2014

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Habanero fruit disease

Chilli Pepper    South Africa

Had an abundent crop of fruit on my Habanero plant and within a few days they turned from green to a brown, light yellow colour and became soft and started dropping to the ground. Please help.

Asked by: Brian (1 point)   Posted:January 28, 2019

2 answers    84 views

Birdseye chilli
Problem with chilli plants

Chilli Pepper    None Given

I have a problem I believe it's white flys or aphids, I'm not quite sure so I've added a few pictures. I had bought a capsicum plant from a Bunnings store; once I got home I realised there seemed to be an issue with it, but being a noob at growing anything, I have no idea. Now it seems a few of...

Asked by: Mick (1 point)   Posted:April 18, 2016

1 answer    732 views

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Chilli Pepper    India

Chilli plant leaf small and curly growing, i have try 2-3 time sowing but again an again leaf as well as. So you say me reason.

Asked by: Hardik (1 point)   Posted:February 5, 2019

0 answers    9 views

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Chilli plant stunted growth. Bulbs growing between leafs

Chilli Pepper    None Given

My chilli plants normal growth practically stopped and noticed some green bulbs growing between the leaf stems. Does anyone know what's the cause and treatment, please? Latest photo updated >3wks and no change

Asked by: Nando (1 point)   Posted:December 25, 2016

3 answers    1087 views

Chili fruit has black stripes

Chilli Pepper    south wales

I have grown a chili plant from seed in a 10 inch pot,it has a lot of pods on it but they have discoloured dark stripes/blotches, the plant is otherwise healthy

Asked by: tim noyes (1 point)   Posted:August 27, 2014

1 answer    1756 views

Chili get wilt and discolor on the leaf

Chilli Pepper    Phnom Penh,Cambodia

my chilli plant is getting wilt from the top down to the lower part of the plant. the leaf appear yellow and dark green. i spray water every day evening.

Asked by: Channa (1 point)   Posted:September 1, 2018

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Not so hot Jalapenos

Chilli Pepper   

Nice to see a page for hot peppers on here. I have a question that I'm sorta posting on behalf of a friend. He said he grew some jalapenos up last year but the peppers were very mild and didn't have the heat that they ought to. I've never had this happen before and I'd really like to know what...

Asked by: Bill (3 points)   Posted:March 7, 2013

2 answers    2437 views

Leaf has curled down
Chilli leaves curling downward

Chilli Pepper    Muzaffarnagar (U.P)

Please tell me sir about this desease of chilli, may be its affected by sucking paste or white fly or mites

Asked by: Abhay panwar (1 point)   Posted:July 19, 2015

1 answer    2151 views

Red chilly plant
Red chili leaves curling downwards and stop growing

Chilli Pepper    None Given

My red chili plant leaves are curling and stopped growing. No insect can be seen under the leaves or stem. Tried to use confidor (neonicotinoids ) without any success. Please see the pic and help to identify the disease

Asked by: Gemini (1 point)   Posted:September 29, 2016

3 answers    713 views

Caterpillar in Bhut Jolokia
Bhut Jolokia

Chilli Pepper    Sydney, Australia

Not sure if I'm using the site properly but am responding to post 1889 from Lindsay M. Only way I can see to add a new pic is to ask a new question. Lindsay, thanks for your response. Attached is a higher res image. Hopefully it will be easier to zoom in on. I couldn't see a horn on the tail...

Asked by: Allan Bennett (2 points)   Posted:November 18, 2014

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White powder on chilli plants

Chilli Pepper    Stockport, Manchester, UK

I've started to grow a few chilli plants and all of a sudden over the last few weeks they seem to have this white dust on the stems and leaves. If i wipe it off then the stems sometimes go black. The leaves can fall off. I have 2 indoors and 1 outside and all seem to have the same...

Asked by: Nic Moran (2 points)   Posted:July 6, 2014

3 answers    2721 views

Chili - looks good while it's green.  But starts drying before it turns red. It becomes brown and dried up. Please help!
Chili turning brown

Chilli Pepper    None Given

What could be the cause and what will be a good solution? We have already incurred losses for the past 3 months. We tried fungicide but did not help. Thank you.

Asked by: Jacqueline (1 point)   Posted:February 25, 2017

2 answers    712 views

Chilli plant seems to have been stunted in its growth and have these strange black markings on the chillies
Stunted growth and white crust around the leaves on Chilli plant

Chilli Pepper    None Given

My chilli plant seems to have stunted or stopped the chillies from getting bigger or even ripening. Also, the plant has been developing these white crusts all around the leaves. Any advice?

Asked by: Jacobus (1 point)   Posted:April 5, 2016

2 answers    1120 views

3rd part-new variety. 80 days after transplanting,heavy diseases almost no leaves left. 70 days after transplanting it started to show yellow leaf and contaminated  by diseases. fruits were ROT, leaves withering.
Chili Red hot (taiwan variety) diseases

Chilli Pepper    None Given

Hi! I'm Brandon, from Philippines. I'm first time chili farmer. I got half hectare chili farm as my experiment in chili farming. I got this terrible problem dealing with diseases due to heavy rain this past months. We elevate the plot and covered with plastic mulch. We divided the half hectare in...

Asked by: Genghis Brandon Juan (1 point)   Posted:October 1, 2016

2 answers    957 views

chilli plant leave
Chilli plant leaf discolored and dry.

Chilli Pepper    None Given

Hi everyone. I have a chili plant but its leaves are discolored and dry. I did check underside of it, no sign of thrips or insects. What is the likely reasons?

Asked by: wazzuu (1 point)   Posted:January 27, 2017

2 answers    837 views

Very sad, chilli-less, chilli plant
Chili plants not growing well

Chilli Pepper    None Given

I have some very sad, pale, wilted looking chilli plants, with very few chillis on them. They have been growing for about 5 months now. What am I doing wrong?

Asked by: WillemDgrot (1 point)   Posted:November 17, 2014

2 answers    1722 views
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