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

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Keeping mockingbirds off potted plants (ornamental peppers)

I have a rectangular pot on the deck full of ornamental peppers ('Poinsettia' and Chile Pequin "bird peppers"). As is typical of ornamental peppers, they're about a foot high and covered with small ...
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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 ...
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Are chilis an annual plant?

Are chili plants an annual plant? I have read on the web that they are perennials. But mine have never lasted more than a year.
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What is happening to my chilli plant? How can I help it?

Some white spots appeared recently on my Twilight chilli plant (indoors), on some leaves brown spots start appearing in the middle. First I thought - aphids, but it doesn't quite look like insects. Or ...
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What kind of chili turns brown and shrivels when ripening on the plant?

I have a few of these chili plants growing and they produce a longish (approx 4", sometimes curled chili that turns brown and begins to shrivel (slightly) when it ripens. It does not transition to a ...