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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

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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

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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    3240 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    831 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    1431 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    5061 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    2845 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    3271 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    856 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    839 views

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Pepper, bell    Nigeria

how many times do i need to water my pepper in a day,

Asked by: ANTHONY UCHE (1 point)   Posted:July 18, 2019

1 answer    109 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    1270 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    26948 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    1831 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    647 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    520 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 weeks...as 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    2512 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    3484 views

Yellow and dry leaf at the bottom!
Yellow and Curled Pepper leaves

Pepper, bell    None Given

I got two bell pepper saplings from my friend and transferred those to a pot. I water it twice a day and it gets good sunshine. After a week, some of the older leaves in the bottom started to turn yellow and then later on it has some holes on it and started to dry. Though the leaves in the top...

Asked by: Jady (1 point)   Posted:July 7, 2016

2 answers    1226 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    882 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    607 views

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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    252 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    729 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    1028 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    4045 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    1364 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    1011 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    1335 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    4772 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    3699 views
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