This has happened to three carmen peppers on this plant. Grown in zone 5.

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Looks like

Blossom-end rot is an abiotic disorder of peppers caused by calcium deficiency during fruit development.

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  • I had ruled that out because I thought that started on the very bottom of the fruit.
    – nuggethead
    Jul 18, 2022 at 13:14
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    Make a vertical cut in the bottom: It most likely starts on the very bottom inside the fruit.
    – Gyrfalcon
    Jul 18, 2022 at 14:24
  • Interesting! I already trashed them but I will investigate if any others pop up
    – nuggethead
    Jul 18, 2022 at 15:01

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