Questions tagged [chili]

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

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Chilli plant help

Hi I’ve had this chilli plant for about one year. Only one part of the Y has flowered and grown chillies. It seems all the energy went into producing the chillies and this part of the plant lost ...
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chillis going slightly yellow only produced one fruit took it off when it was ripe

chillis slightly going yellow only produced one fruit i took it off when ripe its still flowing but the flowers are dropping and not producing any more fruit
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Is my chili plant infected?

I have a 50 days old chili plant in the balcony. Yesterday I noticed some white formations on it. I am not sure if my plant is infected by some pest. What do you think this is? And how can I deal ...
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Why is my chilli plant so leafy and small?

I planted some Serranos back in mid may, and at first I thought everything was going great. But after a while they began to slow down and appear to have gone leafy. Friends have planted later than me ...
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Red chilli plant, do I have a problem and how do I fix?

My chillies were growing fine but all of a sudden have started to develop this yellowing (soft/hollow to touch) near the tips of some of my chillies, would anyone have any ideas as to why this is ...
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Why does this chili pod have spikes?

I got some hot pepper seeds off the internet earlier this year and managed to get a couple of plants to fruit. The two plant that I've kept were supposed to be scotch bonnets and lemon drop peppers. ...
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Which plants relate simbiotically to chillis?

I have been reading about symbiotic plants and mutualism and I am wondering which plant to introduce to the pot of my perennial chilli plant. Any hints? thanks!
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My chilli it has strange colouring on the leaves

It has some aphids on it. I can see the odd one. What can I do to get the leaves back to normal colour?
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What's wrong with my chilli

Anyone know what the problem with this chilli is?
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How do I save my chilli plant

I was away for a couple of days and I guess the weather was hot here, so when I came back my chilli plant had dried up, picture below. I have watered it now, but the plant hasn't perked up. The ...
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Avoiding chilli cross-pollination

I've watched a few YouTube videos on the subject of growing chillies. In one of the videos the author is growing several varieties of chillies in the same greenhouse which is what I'm doing. To ...
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Will chili fruit ripen if it's a bit cool?

I had a bunch of chilis come in around Feb/Mar and since in Auckland NZ (Southern Hemisphere). When should I harvest? It's a very temperate climate and we only got 1 minor frost last year. Ideally, I'...
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Is this a chili disease or just bad treatment?

Some days ago I found out that my chillies had some kind of small worms-looking things. Probably thrips or something else. And I had some kind of flies. I sprayed them with soapwater. Some of the ...
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Is this red habanero plant overwatered and how should I save it?

So I'm quite a newbie in gardening but I decided to plant a couple chilli plants for the summer because I was very interested. This red habanero was planted about a week ago and been on slow decline....
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Is it too late to top this cayenne chili plant?

I'm trying growing out chilies for the first time (well, first time from seed, last year I bought some and aphids obliterated them after one happy month), and I'm having some mixed success. The ...
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What variety is this chilli plant?

I got it in a 'grow your own chilli in a tin can' but it didn't have a variety.
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Chilli plant not bearing fruits

My Chilli ( type, unknown) plant has 30+ flowers but no fruits. It has couple more symptoms which might be related. Would appreciate any help solving this. It is outdoor. I do see insects hopping ...
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Carolina Reaper leaves colour doesn't look correct

I have a couple of Carolina Reapers I'm growing hydroponically but the big one's leaves look I think the wrong colour.. Is this the correct colour? If not what do I need to do to rectify it? I've ...
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What kind of chilis have purple, red and yellow fruit?

My grandmother planted these chilis (see pic) last year, however she was expecting a different plant. I really liked the look of them, they are like flowers, so colorful. I'd like to know the breed, ...
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Carolina Reaper problem

I have a problem on a Carolina Reaper. It's +- 2 months old. I grow them indoors(living room, +- 20 degrees celcius) under a 45 Watt LED grow panel (50 cm above the plants). I use universal potting ...
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Chilli Plant Leave Tips

My chilli plant is growing however the tips of the leaves are drying, any suggestions ? Is this normal ?
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Seedling chilli plant - not quite right

Help - recently my tall and frowning seedling chilli plant appears to be getting new growth but the leaves either develop brown spots and die, or shrivel up. We water it once a week, maybe a bit less....
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How to identify unknown chili plant

I've had a pepper plant for about 2 years now, which was sold to me as a ghost pepper plant when it was a seedling. Lately I've been starting to doubt this identification, as the peppers don't seem ...
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Chille Plant buds are falling

I am from Mumbai. This photos I took in winter. My chille plants buds are falling after flowering. I daily watered less to plants. I put fertilizer every two months.I want to know how polinated ...
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Will a punctured stem harm my pepper plant?

The stem of one of my potted plants was slightly chewed on by a cat. Nothing that would seriously damage the structural integrity of the plant, but it did puncture the surface with a few small tooth ...
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Baby Chillies die when I put them under LED

I live in the UK and have been growing some Carolina Reapers from seed using Hydroponics..It's been going pretty well and I have some small plants and larger ones. Here is a larger one sitting on my ...
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How low of temperature can hot pepper plants tolerate?

How low of of temperatures can my hot pepper plants (I have a few different types) tolerate overnight? What about the fruit (some is ripe, some is not) on the plants? I have a few nights forecasted ...
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Drying chilli plants

I have this healthy chili plant with 7-8 fruits in it. since last 2 or 3 days I can see a couple of branches of the plant are drying up. Fruits are okay but the branches, leaves and flowers of some ...
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Can anyone tell me what type of chillies these are?

I have been given these chillies as a gift so that I can re-plant them next summer. Could anyone please help me with the names?
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What chili variety is this?

I'm growing several varieties of chili peppers at home. One of my plants seems to like the local climate more than the others and it fruits a lot more often. Thing of, I'm not sure what variety it is. ...
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Chilli leaf curl downwards

I have few chilli plants in a medium sized pot. Last few days I could notice some of the leaves are curling downwards and there is no color change. I am unable to find other issues in the plant. I ...
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dying chilli plants

I have a few chilli plants. initially 4 or 5 of them were in a same pot. Quickly they grew quite big and really strong and I thought it's time to move them to different pots and so I did. I repotted ...
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What should I do with multiple pots with a lot of young Jalapeños seedlings?

Recently I have been interested in starting growing chillies. The first thing I did was buy some seeds online, 50 jalapeño seeds. I planted them all (yes I know it's a mistake) in a small/medium pot. ...
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What kind of pepper is this?

Friend gave me some seeds that she had stored for a while. I planted them and they grew into this beautiful chili plant. We have no idea what kind of pepper it is exactly. The fruit is relatively ...
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My chilies look weak, what is the problem?

My chilies do not look good since a couple of weeks. They look generally weak: the leaves are quite pale/yellowy, and many drooping or even falling. Some leaves are turning all black starting from ...
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What's wrong with my peppers plants :(?

Hello. Fairly new to gardening. First time peppers, I planted a bunch of different varieties hot and sweet in big planter beds that I built on my terrace. First my jalapeno started to get yellow ...
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What triggers flowering for an overwintered chile pepper?

I have a bhut jolokia that is now going on 7 years old. Each year, I put it outside after last frost. 2-3 months later, I am able to harvest ripe peppers. At the end of the season, I bring it back ...
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Is this a chili pepper? If it is, which one?

I got some seeds, which are Cayenne pepper seeds I was told. I'm not so sure about it, but it has grown and started to produce fruit. Does anyone know whether this is really Cayenne, and/or is it safe ...
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The plant stems start to split (crack) vertically in a hydroponic system

I have planted several bell pepper plants in my hydroponic system (DWC). I have used coconut peat as the growing medium and used the following nutrient solution: The problem is, all my plants have ...
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What kind of insect is this on my green chilli?

I have a green chilli plant that I bought a couple of weeks back. It seems to have some sort of insect over several of its leaves (see pics below). I am wondering if this is scale or spider or mite? ...
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Why are the leaves of my young chilies turning yellow and dying?

Here are my Capsicum chilies. There are a month and a half/two months old. For some reason, some are growing faster than others. The ones not growing much have leaves which turn yellow. After a few ...
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What kind of chili plant is this?

What kind of chili plant is this? I bought this chili plant from the market today but don't know what kind of chili it is. Any ideas?
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Chili leaves shriveling up, with light-green raised dots on the leaves

On some of my chili peppers (approx 1 month old, grown under artificial light), the leaves are rolling up / shriveling up, and little light-green raised dots are appearing on both sides of some leaves....
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Beetle patrolling chilli plant

Could you please help me identify the beetle colony that is patrolling my chilli plant for the last two weeks? I’ve done a quick search using Google and the keywords “beetle” and “chilli” but none ...
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Is this a Cayenne Chilli pepper?

I bout this from eBay last year. The seller had it listed as a Willy Chilli plant. However as the fruit started to grow I noticed they did not grow to what the Willy chilli is supposed to look like. I ...
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What are the white and black spots on the under side of my chilli leaves?

I am a newbie to gardening and was so chuffed to see my chilli (the plants are Chile guajilo and Chile chipotle) plants grow up. However, I have noticed leaves starting to fall. These leaves have, on ...
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Trying to grow Chillis with a LED Grow Lamp

I started with some chilli seeds of varying types planted in some Gro-Sure Seed & Cutting compost (https://www.gardenhealth.com/product/grosure-seed-cutting-compost). After a few weeks sitting on ...
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Growing multiple pepper plants in one pot vs just one plant per pot

I'm a real hot chili lover, and yearly grow about 50 plants from about 10 varieties. I'm used to grow 3 plants (of the same variety) in a single 40 liter pot. While I do get good results, I'm still ...
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Does anyone know what type of chilli plant this is?

I posted photos here last year but the plant was too young to produce fruit. Here are new photos of the same plant with chilli's growing on it. What type of chilli plant is this? My uncle was told the ...
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Is it time to repot my chili plants?

I'm a first time grower in need of some advice: About three weeks ago (2018-01-20), a repotted my chili seedlings into the pots seen in the pictures. Is it already time to repot them again? The reason ...