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Common name for *Capsicum* plants of the *Solanaceae* (nightshade) family, grown for their often hot fruit.

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What factors affect the spiciness of jalapeños?

Researching growing jalapeƱos, I've seen people mention how water-starving your jalapeƱo plants can lead to spicier peppers. How true is this? If there's any truth to it, what tips can you provide ...
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How do I grow chilis in limited light?

I have been growing a few varieties of chili pepper (incl. Scotch Bonnets) in my garden since April (Spring). Due to trees, other houses, etc., they only get about 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. ...
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How do I keep an indoor plant hydrated while I'm away?

I'm trying to grow chili plants in my dorm room. So far I'm just starting, so I have just four small pots (until they grow larger and I have to give them a bigger home). I'm usually away for only a ...