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    1945 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    781 views

damaged leaves
what is causing holes in my pepper plants leaves?

Pepper, bell    MI

another problem with my pepper plant! i was watering this morning and noticed that there are holes in at least two of the younger leaves at the top of the plant. the plant currently sits in the window and I do not disturb it at all. i am not aware of damaging it and i cant see any trace of any...

Asked by: Abby (7 points)   Posted:February 11, 2013

1 answer    4730 views

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Purple developing at stalk branching points

Pepper, bell    Amherst, MA

I have not seen this on my peppers before -- a purple color on the stems developing at most of the junctions between stalk and "branches." So far, at least, leaves and peppers seem OK -- some even seem nearly ripened already, though the plants are still small and even if somewhat longer and...

Asked by: Carol Lewis (1 point)   Posted:June 29, 2015

2 answers    1199 views

Feher ozon peppers.

Pepper, bell    None Given

My feher ozon peppers (paprika) have brown spots on the fruits, I removed them and only 2 had it.? I have about 9 plants of these peppers, will they all get it?

Asked by: Lorraine (1 point)   Posted:June 17, 2017

1 answer    467 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    1099 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    377 views

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Plant disease

Pepper, bell    None Given

I have a bell pepper in a patio container - full sunlight. Plant seems to be flourishing but black spots have appeared at the 'Y' joints where leaves join the stalk. Lower leaves seem to be wilting somewhat. Too much water, or ????? Thanks

Asked by: Ron Nosal (1 point)   Posted:June 11, 2016

2 answers    655 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    3178 views

Beginning to produce fruit but the leaves are closing. The temperatures here have been triple digit lately. Is this because of the heat - or a bug? or a watering issue?
Red Bell Pepper leaves are closing

Pepper, bell    None Given

The leaves on my red bell pepper plants are closing. I have sprayed the leaves with the canola oil and dish soap mixture recommended on this website to protect the plant from the leaves being eaten by bugs. Could this be causing the problem? Is it getting too much water or sunshine or is the...

Asked by: Steve Stone (1 point)   Posted:July 21, 2016

2 answers    660 views

Deformed leaves with holes
Deformed Pepper Leaves

Pepper, bell    Ontario

Hi there Does any know what is happening to my pepper leaves? They seem to be being eaten by something :(

Asked by: Seed, Sow, Eat. (2 points)   Posted:August 7, 2016

0 answers    577 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    534 views

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Hot peppers and Pimento peppers, in the tropics.

Pepper, bell    Trinidad and Tobago

My hot and sweet peppers have dropped leaves after a very small bearing and the renewed leaves are very small and Crinked. There are no visible signs of any pests. The fruit of the first bearing were perfect, although very sparse. And after three weeks there are no signs of flowering yet. I have...

Asked by: Hazel (1 point)   Posted:September 18, 2017

1 answer    209 views

Early Sunsation?

Pepper, bell    None Given

How tall will my early sunsation pepper plant become? Since I've transplanted it three weeks ago, it has only grow a few inches at most. The peppers are looking outstanding though.

Asked by: cole (2 points)   Posted:May 24, 2014

1 answer    1541 views

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Sweet pepper plant flowering and setting fruit... again

Pepper, bell   

Is it usual for a container grown pepper plant which has been overwintering indoors to flower and start setting fruit so early. There’s still snow falling outside here and getting enough light is a problem with north facing windows. The plant is covered in flowers and I can see the tiny fruits....

Asked by: Jess Haines (1 point)   Posted:February 22, 2013

2 answers    2952 views

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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

2 answers    3511 views

Bug on my pepper plamt
Plant flowered but no fruit

Pepper, bell    None Given

It's been super hot (all time record heat of 111F last week) here, but my pepper had lots of flowers and then dropped the flowers before any peppers came. For a while there was something eating the leaves and making small holes. That stopped when it got so hot. I picked off all of the rotten...

Asked by: Sam Ruck (1 point)   Posted:July 8, 2016

4 answers    753 views

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Pepper plants have stopped growing

Pepper, bell    NJ

I transplanted six sweet bell pepper plants to my garden about 10 days ago. All were around 3" or 4" in height and had been hardened off. They look healthy but just don't seem to want to grow any more. Is this just a case of a bit of shock or should I think about adding something to the soil to...

Asked by: Beth Johnson (2 points)   Posted:June 1, 2013

3 answers    3567 views

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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

2 answers    551 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

2 answers    2598 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    253 views

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Best mix for jalapeño pepper seeds

Pepper, bell   

Sorry if this is posted in the wrong place. I am looking for advice on the best mix to use for growing jalapeño seedlings. Some people seem to use a regular potting mix while others use various soilless mixes. Does anyone have any recommendations?

Asked by: Bill (3 points)   Posted:February 18, 2013

2 answers    3019 views

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

3 answers    5245 views

Benefical or pest insect?

Pepper, bell    Venezuela

We have this kind of isect associated to flowers of bell pepper crops under greenhouses. This crop has also attack of mites and trips. We would like to know if this insect in the picture is a benefical insect or a pest. If you know the order and genus it would be an interesting...

Asked by: Fernando Hernandez (1 point)   Posted:November 13, 2017

1 answer    313 views

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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    550 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    26240 views

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Flower drop

Pepper, bell    None Given

The flowers of my bell pepper plants are falling. Also the stem that holds the blossom turns yellow and fall off as well (this happens couple of days later). What is the problem and how to control it? PLEASE HELP!!!!

Asked by: chuck wilson (1 point)   Posted:August 8, 2016

1 answer    771 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    679 views

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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    4256 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    332 views
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