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

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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    3568 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    804 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    672 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    1654 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    408 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

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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    711 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    260 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    791 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    213 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    684 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    3528 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    2607 views

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How far apart should tomatoes and peppers be spaced?

Pepper, bell    Zone 7

I read somewhere that I should not plant tomatoes close to peppers. I guess this is something to do with an increased risk of disease as they are related? How far apart do they need to be planted?

Asked by: Ed Simmons (3 points)   Posted:April 13, 2013

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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    507 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    712 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    1557 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    284 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    591 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    785 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    3192 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    124 views

Italian Pepper Leaves Turning Black?

Pepper, bell   

Hi all, A problem with my Pepper again, spontaneously overnight this blackness appeared on only one of the leaves of my Pepper plant. I've looked it up and can't seem to find anything that matches my problem… any guesses as to what this may be?

Asked by: BCH (1 point)   Posted:November 4, 2016

1 answer    736 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    320 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    2969 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    3043 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    587 views

Spider mites on pepper
How to treat red spider mites on indoor pepper?

Pepper, bell    MI

It seems I tempted fate by saying in earlier posts how well my pepper plant was doing indoors over winter as over the past week or so it started developing symptoms of spider mites (the leaves at the top of the plant were all speckled with white and I could see tiny webs forming between leaves)....

Asked by: Abby (7 points)   Posted:March 22, 2013

2 answers    5567 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    562 views
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