Yellowing leaves on pepper plants

Pepper, bell    Richmond, VA

I have a purple bell pepper and a jalapeno in a straw bale garden and have noticed that the leaves appear to be yellowing, the plant is not growing much, and now there are some small brown, dry spots on the leaves. The flowers on the plants have yet to open. I have tried Dr. Earth fish/seaweed...

Asked by: Amanda (2 points)   Posted:May 25, 2014

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Pepper seedlings collapsed after thinning

Pepper, bell    NY

Could anybody tell me where I went wrong with my peppers? I had sown seeds in flats and I think I was over exuberant with them. I tried to thin them and everything was ok but when I went back to water the remaining plants they had all wilted. What did I do wrong, should I not have thinned them?

Asked by: Sophie Brooks (3 points)   Posted:March 27, 2013

4 answers    4897 views

My cayenne pepper
Pepper plant died

Pepper, bell    MI

Does anybody know what might have happened to my Cayenne pepper plant? It was doing ok indoors over winter and started looking sickly this week. I think it has died. Any ideas?

Asked by: Abby (7 points)   Posted:February 2, 2013

3 answers    4230 views

Sweet Pepper Plant 1(1)
Stilted growth of Sweet Peppers

Pepper, bell    Wellington, South Africa

I have stinted growth on my Green Peppers (unknown variety). The plants remain small and as can be seen in other photos the leaves don't look healthy. The plant in this image (Plant 1) is now 40cm high and was transplanted to the bed at the beginning of October. I have applied Epson salt as leaf...

Asked by: Chris (2 points)   Posted:December 19, 2016

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Can I salvage overwatered pepper seedlings?

Pepper, bell    Zone 7

I made the mistake of entrusting the care of my seedlings to my neighbors kid while I was away for a few days and when I got home last night I found that my peppers are really wet and some looking sorry for themselves. There was so much water that if I pressed my finger down into the soil I could...

Asked by: Ed Simmons (3 points)   Posted:April 4, 2013

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Something eating pepper plants

Pepper, bell    None Given

Something is eating all of my pepper plant leaves, from habenero to bell, but moreso the bell peppers. Any ideas what this might be and what I can do? I haven't seen any bugs actually on the plants. Thanks!

Asked by: Nicole Rey (1 point)   Posted:June 6, 2013

1 answer    3126 views

Misshapen pepper next to a nickel
Misshapen peppers

Pepper, bell    MI

I found two strangely shaped peppers on my plant yesterday. Does anyone know what caused this? There was at least seven fruits that I counted, two were like this and the rest are fine. The plant is in a pot but is currently outside. The plant was attacked by spider mites earlier in the year but I...

Asked by: Abby (7 points)   Posted:July 31, 2013

2 answers    4316 views

Problem with seedlings

Pepper, bell    None Given

Every time I grow peppers it fails. I don't know why the leaves are curl and brown. Also they are shinny. Please let me know if it a deficiency or insects?

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:June 20, 2016

3 answers    720 views

Diseases or poisoning?

Pepper, bell    Iran

Hello, Do you know what the problem with these peppers? Leaves necrosis started from old leaves and spread to new leaves. Root and crown are good and they are not showing any symptoms. Is it possible that leaves have a deficiency of microelement, for example, Magnesium deficiency ? or its...

Asked by: golsam (1 point)   Posted:February 8, 2018

3 answers    1135 views

Bell pepper plant.
Bell pepper plant problem

Pepper, bell    None Given

This is one of my bell pepper plants. I am not sure what is causing this or the solution. If you guys could help me correctly identify what's wrong and a solution that would be great. Thank you. Gabriel

Asked by: Gabriel Larrabee (1 point)   Posted:August 5, 2016

1 answer    741 views

White with black lining w/spots on inside of white area; you can see that it has a gray fungus look to it, that was not visible  until I took the picture.
Sunscald or a fungus

Pepper, bell    None Given

Trying to figure out if this is a fungus or if its 'sunscald'....I need to know so I can find a natural remedy for it.

Asked by: Mary Browder (1 point)   Posted:May 30, 2017

2 answers    613 views

Bell pepper or jalapeno, short poinsettia pepper in background.
Why aren't my peppers growing?

Pepper, bell    NW Ohio

These plants have been outside for a month now and they have BARELY grown any taller; however, stems have grown more sturdy, and this particular plant has started budding in the last 2 if nothing is happening to it, haha. It is my first year growing peppers from seed so I may have...

Asked by: Rebecca (2 points)   Posted:June 21, 2016

5 answers    1928 views

Holes in leaves of peppers

Pepper, bell    None Given

Any ideas on what is causing this, and how to fix it?

Asked by: Ed Williams (1 point)   Posted:May 27, 2016

3 answers    1118 views

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What would cause flowers to fall off pepper plant?

Pepper, bell   

Hi.I have noticed this two years running. My bell pepper plant will produce lots of flowers, but they drop off without producing fruit. What could be causing this? I'd really appreciate the help.

Asked by: Nina R (1 point)   Posted:March 5, 2013

4 answers    26673 views

cucumber leaves
Holes in leaves

Pepper, bell    Indiana

Every time we put new pepper and cucumber plants on our propagation tables we start getting holes in our leaves on both peppers and cucumbers. I have searched and searched for bugs of any kind to see what is eating my leaves. The only thing I can find is fungus gnats. I was told by many people...

Asked by: Dion Graber (1 point)   Posted:October 3, 2017

2 answers    1074 views

Disorder in the foliage Montalban, Carabobo State, Venezuela
Disorder in foliage of pepper growing in greenhouse

Pepper, bell    None Given

We are looking this disorder, but we check with magnifying glass and we can not find any mites or trips, we think that this disorder is abiotic cause but we are not sure which type of cause induce them. We check the EC and it is located in 3, and the pH is 6.5, the substrate is organic...

Asked by: Fernando Hernandez (1 point)   Posted:June 28, 2017

0 answers    398 views

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How often should I rotate pepper

Pepper, bell    CO

I know that I should rotate the plants that I grow in my vegetable garden but how often is best? Can I grow pepper in the same spot as last year? I don't have much space to play with and they did very well there.

Asked by: Becca Harman (1 point)   Posted:March 12, 2013

1 answer    1751 views

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Bell pepper plant

Pepper, bell    None Given

The leaves of my bell pepper plant is crinkled but not rolled up. There are no bugs or larva's or spots or webs. Plant looks healthy & has blooms & peppers. None of the leaves are turning yellow or brown. What's up????

Asked by: DyanaSue (1 point)   Posted:June 3, 2017

1 answer    532 views

Fruits are turning black.
Bell pepper problem

Pepper, bell    None Given

Hi to everyone. My bell peppers are turning black. What is the problem of these plants? Can you please help me?

Asked by: zari (1 point)   Posted:March 24, 2017

2 answers    809 views

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Pot sizes

Pepper, bell    None Given

I have 9 Feher pepper plants and want to transplant them into there larger pots, how many can I plant in a 6 gallon pot? Also I have 2 bell Pepper plants can I pot them together in one 5 gallon pot?

Asked by: Lorraine (1 point)   Posted:May 5, 2017

1 answer    421 views

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Aphids on pepper plants

Pepper, bell   

My pepper plants had an aphid infestation and some of the leaves were so badly damaged that they turned brown and died.One of the fruits that was developing also turned brown and died. The plant currently has another 3 fruits on but the plant is struggling. Is this plant likely to survive or...

Asked by: Pamela Croft (1 point)   Posted:August 13, 2013

2 answers    3387 views

Initial symptoms
Pythium or salt toxicity or other pathogen?

Pepper, bell    Western Delta, Egypt

I see pythium symptom in plant roots but leaves shows different symptom. What is the problem? Plants are transplanted 7 days back in green house. Inside temperature is 35 - 40 degree celsius and irrigated through drip system (1400 ppm).

Asked by: Esmail Douma (1 point)   Posted:July 27, 2016

0 answers    518 views

Under side of bell pepper container
White foamy, fungus like stuff growing under bell pepper

Pepper, bell    None Given

I checked under my containers today and my red bell pepper plant has this white foamy, fungus like stuff growing out of the drainage holes. Is my pepper plant doomed? If not how do I remedy this? I'm a first timer here so go easy on me 😊

Asked by: Eve P (1 point)   Posted:April 12, 2016

1 answer    735 views

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How to overwinter pepper plants indoors

Pepper, bell   

Hi Plantvillage. I have a question about my pepper plants. I grew a variety of hot and sweet peppers from seeds this year, the best of which I want to try to overwinter indoors which I have heard is possible and replant them outdoors in the Spring. I would like some advice on how to take care of...

Asked by: Jim (2 points)   Posted:November 18, 2013

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Pepper, bell    Tanzania

8 by 30 mts with 845 red ad yellow sweet peppers.

Asked by: RBM (1 point)   Posted:March 20, 2019

1 answer    165 views

50 X image from the stem  of  bell pepper with fungus gnat attack
Artropod asociated Fungus gnat attack

Pepper, bell    None Given

Hi I have taken this picture with my 50X digital microscope of one bug, asociated with fungus gnat attacking the stem of pepper bell. We whant to know if this artropd is a good one or if it is some enemy to pay attention. It seems to loose one antenna. If you know the name or group...

Asked by: Fernando Hernandez (1 point)   Posted:June 28, 2017

1 answer    793 views

necrotic spots

Pepper, bell    Iran

Hello whats wrong with this pepper in greenhoues? there are some necrotic spots on this pepper. thank you.

Asked by: golsam (1 point)   Posted:June 26, 2018

2 answers    496 views

Italian Pepper Leaf Curl?

Pepper, bell   

I'm having some trouble with our two month old Italian Pepper plants, after pinching off a few early buds to encourage growth the leaves appear to fold/curl inwards on new growth. What can cause this and how can I fix it? Thank you in advance!

Asked by: BCH (1 point)   Posted:October 30, 2016

1 answer    1099 views

Almost gone.
Peppers in the tropics.

Pepper, bell    Trinidad and Tobago

My hot and pimento peppers have developed a crinkled leaf as new leaves appear when the first bearing is in progress. I see no evidence of pests and have not used any pesticides, only top dressing of complete fertilizer. I notice the same problem starting on the tomato and citrus plants! On...

Asked by: Hazel (1 point)   Posted:September 22, 2017

1 answer    522 views

Pepper leaves turning yellow and curling

Pepper, bell    None Given

I started many pepper plants from organic seeds in a good potting mix but then i started noticing these yellow shades in their leaves and the curling of the upper new leaves not the lower! I searched for pests but nothing - no aphids, mites or anything else! is a viral or a deficiency?

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:August 5, 2015

1 answer    2534 views
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