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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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Chili fruits turning brown - what's wrong?

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Could anybody tell me what would cause the peppers on a thai chili plant to turn brown? I have a few peppers overwintering indoors and they have sporadically flowering. My thai plant flowered and the fruits started do develop but are now going brown - any ideas?

Asked by: Jess Haines (1 point)   Posted:April 8, 2013

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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

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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

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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

1 answer    168 views

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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

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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    9415 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

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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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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    1741 views

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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    1397 views

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

1 answer    615 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    1558 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    2025 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    1525 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    2054 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    706 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    379 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    842 views

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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    2590 views

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variable growth in pepper plants

Chilli Pepper    Boston, MA, USA

Two things: I have a number of pepper plants, bell and various hot peppers, all in the same area of the garden. The bell and jalapeno plants have done great. (1) The poblano plant has grown huge and healthy looking, but produced only a few fruits (although good ones). (2) My cayenne plant has...

Asked by: Bob Follansbee (1 point)   Posted:August 30, 2014

1 answer    1624 views

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How to treat mosaic diseases of chilli

Chilli Pepper    nisarpur

Please tell me how to treat the leaves of mosaic infected chilli plants

Asked by: narendra patidar (1 point)   Posted:December 13, 2013

1 answer    2616 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

2 answers    4780 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    768 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

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