Blocky, sweet cultivars of *Capsicum annuum*.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

3
votes
1answer
43 views

Spilled over a starter kit

I started growing some sweet peppers plants about 2 weeks ago. Yesterday I was moving them out of the window to get them away from the cold and I accidentally dropped one of the containers and ...
3
votes
3answers
99 views

Why are the leaves on my bell pepper plant starting to turn yellow?

I've been noticing the leaves on my bell pepper plant have started to turn yellow. I'm growing them from a 1 gallon pot. Any ideas or solutions how to keep them healthy if this is a cause for ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Pruning leaves from bell pepper plants

I have a few bell pepper plants out in the garden and they are finally starting to bud. Is it a good idea to prune the older and larger leaves below the buds to encourage larger fruit? I am growing ...
6
votes
1answer
198 views

What is this discolouration of the skin of my pepper?

One of my peppers is showing some strange discolouration of its skin. You cannot feel that it's there, so presumably this is underneath the outermost membrane of the fruit. As far as I can tell there ...
10
votes
1answer
707 views

What are these blemishes on the skin of my bell peppers?

I've noticed the following on two of my oldest bell-peppers, also called capsicum (the third pepper of that "batch" had almost finished going red and ripening instead): It's not "on" the surface - ...
12
votes
2answers
827 views

Why did my orange bell pepper smell of ammonia?

A week ago I harvested an orange Bell pepper from my garden. It was still halfway green, so I put it on our kitchen counter to ripen. When I finally cut it open for a salad after a week of ripening, ...