coloration in chilli pepper

Chilli Pepper    Morocco

Good morning, our chilli peppers of this variety are getting dark irregular patchs, the red fruits are not totally red but with some strange discoloration. The plants are healthy, the leaves does not have any discoloration. Why is this happening?. Big temperature changes maybe?. Thank you and...

Asked by: Sara (1 point)   Posted:November 8, 2017

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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    318 views

All my plants are dying

Chilli Pepper    None Given

I hope you all experts can show me some direction to save my chills... I'm growing like19 types of peppers and for the last few days I'm just terrified with what I'm seeing. I am noticing that the leaves are showing some blackish grey coloration and eventually they fall off in a couple of days ....

Asked by: Deep (1 point)   Posted:July 24, 2017

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Plant 1 doing well, but the leaves are a bit wrinkled.
Problem with chili Pepper and bell Pepper plants

Chilli Pepper    None Given

I have Chili and Bell Peppers among other plants. Two weeks ago I added much needed fertilizers, mostly they are doing good but some wrinkles are there on almost all. Others are either growing too slow or growing too short. I added Cow Manure, Calcium to the soil and calcium to the leaves, Sea...

Asked by: Kareem (2 points)   Posted:April 13, 2017

3 answers    664 views

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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    430 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    479 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    547 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    635 views

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

0 answers    383 views

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Green Chilly powdery mildew disease

Chilli Pepper    None Given

My plants are affected by powdery mildew disease can you please suggest suitable recommendations.

Asked by: SANGAMESHA M A (1 point)   Posted:October 26, 2016

2 answers    488 views

root destroyed in chillipepper
chillipepper root destroyed

Chilli Pepper    india

chilli pepper have root destroyed decease in our area what the problem and which type of chemical use to control...?

Asked by: ramprasad (2 points)   Posted:October 9, 2016

3 answers    495 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    645 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    573 views

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chilli plants are dying due to rainy weather

Chilli Pepper    Sangrur (Punjab) INDIA

I have two acres of chilli plants in good conditions . But due to 4 to 5 days of rainy weather some of the plants look like they are going to die . Please help. How can I protect them .

Asked by: Kuldeep Singh (1 point)   Posted:August 10, 2016

2 answers    734 views

Here are two composite images showing the plant, leaves, stems, flowers and fruite.
What species are my Tran Family Chilies

Chilli Pepper    None Given

I've been growing my "Tran Family Chilies" for about 15 years. I was given seed by a Vietnamese family that fled their home in 1975 carrying a single seed pod. They shared some seed with me in 2001. As you can see from the photos, the upright growth habit and size seems to point to a variety...

Asked by: Larry Hight (2 points)   Posted:July 27, 2016

0 answers    441 views

Green Chilli Disease?
Which Green Chilli Disease?

Chilli Pepper    None Given

I currently live in Sri Lanka. A friend of mine is growing a small field of green chilli's which he says are vjea (?). He is on the Kalipitya peninsula close to the sea on irrigated but sandy soil. The disease (see attached) seems to cause wilting and yellowing of leaves. He is rather desperate...

Asked by: steve (1 point)   Posted:June 17, 2016

4 answers    933 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    574 views

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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    642 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    613 views

Tabasco plant strange leaves!!
White boundary leaves

Chilli Pepper    None Given

My Tabasco. Plant has been developing these white crusts all around the leaves... Any advise on this or any problem you see in the picture? Please.

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

0 answers    110 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    950 views

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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

1 answer    1329 views

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Capsicum blossom drop

Chilli Pepper    Australia

My capsicum plant is big and healthy but the flowers drop off before they can bear any fruit??

Asked by: Dave (1 point)   Posted:November 7, 2015

2 answers    1070 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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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    933 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    1958 views

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Flowers dropping after hand pollination

Chilli Pepper    United Kingdom

Hi I have a couple of Serrano chilli plants which have started flowering (yay!) I have been hand pollinating but today one has curled up and dropped off at the stem :( what could be causing this? I am using my little finger to rub the inside of each flower gently, transferring pollen around...

Asked by: Ruth (1 point)   Posted:March 13, 2015

2 answers    1592 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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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    1580 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    1566 views
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