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Usually refers to New World Capiscum plants of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family, but can also refer to plants such as black pepper (Piper) and pimenta.

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Is this a bell pepper plant?

The tag has yolo Wonder Pepper but these do not look like bell peppers. Any idea?
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Black and white insects on by Green chilli plant.. need help

Can you guys please help me in identifying these black and white insects. Are these mites and what should I do to get rid of them..
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Black and white spots on my pepper plants

I can’t see any bugs and the spots don’t rub off. The leaves eventually become weak and fall off the plant. Any diagnosis and treatment appreciated!
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Chili pepper identification

I've recently picked pepper from plant that suffered from early frost. Plant was in a pot, about 1 meter high, with many branches and a loot of fruit like one from the pictures below. Fruit was ...
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Strange growth on a pepper plant

I noticed a strange growth on a Capsicum chinense plant. Based on location I believe, it is is some sort of deformation of the flower bud (maybe fasciation). It resembles broccoli florets. No other ...
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Latex paint specs on vegetables in garden

I have extensively searched the internet and looked at related questions on here, but I can't find specific information. Our landlord spray painted the garage with a paint gun and latex paint 2 days ...
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Pepper stem black and wrinkled leaves

my pepper is growing very slowly and I think it is sick. Its stem seems dry with some black parts. Also the leaves are wrinkled. I have read that this could be a Pepper veinal marbre virus (PVMV). ...
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Chilly peppers planting

I planted more then 50 chilly pepper plants but just one of them gave blossoms. Others are growing well but have no blossoms. The soil is mixed sand soil, for indoor planting, about 6 hours under the ...
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Why are my chilli pepper plants not blossoming?

All those plants are not blossoming but healthy This one is blossoming I planted more then 50 chilli pepper plants but just one of them gave blossoms. Others are growing well but have no blossoms. ...
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What's causing my pepper plants to have small holes in the leaves?

I am growing my peppers indoors and noticed some small holes appearing on the leaves - I can't see any bugs on them and not sure what causes them. The leaves (especially the new ones coming out) look ...
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Jalapeno peppers odd yellow color

I have some jalapeno peppers that have some strange colors. I have grown peppers for ~5 years and never seen a jalapeno starting out yellow and never turning color. It normally is green and often ...
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What is wrong with my pepper plants?

We started a small garden this year. We are growing both bell peppers and jalapeño peppers. Both of them have the same issue where the top leaves are shriveling, but there is no yellowing or other ...
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Pepper plants too close

I have 2 pepper plants that are right in top of each other, can I just cut the weaker one one out? And it Will be ok?
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Tips for transplanting these habaneros

Longtime pepper lover but first time grower. I was gifted four habanero plants and I am wondering if it’s close to time to transplant them and I am wondering if anyone has tips for this. I have ...
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Black/gray marks on new leaves of hot pepper plant

A hot pepper plant (either a Trinidad Moruga Scorpion or Ghost Pepper) that I've recently (couple of weeks to a month ago) moved outdoors (weather above 8-10°C @ night) started showing some weird ...
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Habanero leaves browning and dropping

I have had the pepper in question for over a year now, it was growing really well, flowered and started ripening fruits, however now it seems to be dropping all of the leaves. They first turn soft and ...
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Can anyone identify what’s happening to these leaves? Insects? Rabbits? Chemicals?

Trying to decide what is going wrong here. These are pepper plants. Recently added perlite and oyster shells to improve water drainage and raise PH. Could that result in this problem? Might it be ...
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Is this mold or fungus from my Mykos (Mycorrhizae) powder? Also, my leaves have slight yellow spots on them?

These are 4 week old jalapenos. I am growing them in grow bags and I see white fuzz (not sure what it is) on most of the grow bags. Also noticing some spotting on the leaves. Any advice is greatly ...
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What are these gray spots on my locoto pepper plant?

Over the past few days I've noticed these grey streaks appearing on some of the leaves of my pepper plant and was wondering if anyone had any insight. As of now, it seems to be mostly leaves near the ...
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What is causing tiny new growth to die?

I have a young Jalapeno and its new growth is dead looking. It has tiny leaves and its flowers are dead and brown. I looked using a jewelry loupe and could not see any pests.
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Deformed flowers in chili pepper plants

I recently noticed this on my outdoor chili pepper flowers, I find it difficult to describe so here are the images to start with: As can be seen above, there is a green pod bulging out of the flower ...
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Bell pepper plant - brown (burnt/disease) new leaf growth: possible causes and remedies?

Complete beginner here, started learning how to grow pepper plants (and other type of plants) from seeds this year, so bare with me. I am growing some bell pepper plants that I started from seeds ...
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Mystery Pepper Identification

Mystery pepper plant appeared in batch of seeds I germinated. Anyone able to id?
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Pepper plant leaves turn brown with white spots

I live in the pacific north west, I have some pepper plants that got infected with a weird disease that I can pin point. White spots that are in clusters sometimes and the leaves just turn yellow and ...
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What kind of pepper is this? Can't identify

I'm having trouble identifying my pepper plant, unfortunately I didn't mark it when I was sprouting them. Here are some pictures. Purple-green stems, even in the leaves. Pepper pointing up yellow from ...
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Wondering what these patterns are on my pepper plants

Hello this is my first time growing peppers and I noticed my Giant Marconi plant has weird patterns on the leaves. At first I thought they were caused by mites or some other bug but the patterns are ...
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Time to stop watering tomatoes and peppers?

I've heard that too much water and/or fertilizer can slow down the ripening of tomatoes (brandywine) and peppers (sunrise, carmen). My plants are big and healthy, all with full-sized fruits. They do ...
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Can you guys help me diagnose these pepper leaves? Crinkly?

Here is an image. Is it cal/mag issue maybe?
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Can anyone identify this disease on carmen peppers?

This has happened to three carmen peppers on this plant. Grown in zone 5.
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What is plaguing my pepper plant?

For the last few months, my pepper plant has been continuously suffering from some kind of disease or parasite. I've been hoping it'd recover on its own, but instead, its been progressively getting ...
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What's wrong with these carmen peppers?

I found a brown soggy spot on the middle of a carmen pepper in my garden and figured it got damaged somehow and was rotting. But today I found another on the same plant. A quick, uneducated internet ...
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Banana and Bell Pepper Leaves curling with dark veins

Recently I sprayed a mixture of dawn dish soap, water and cedar oil on my peppers because of aphids. Soon after there was a dramatic leaf drop. That appears to have stopped but the new leaves are ...
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Need help diagnosing pepper pests

I am trying to figure out what is eating holes in the leaves of my plants ( habinero and sweet pepper ). Primarily the holes are in the centre of leaves, with some on the edge of one leaf. and the ...
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My first habanero pepper turned red but had no spice or seeds. Why?

It turned red yesterday and I picked it this morning. I sliced it in half and there were no seeds. I ate it and there was no heat. Are there types of habaneros that are like this? If not, what could ...
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How can this limp hot pepper plant be saved?

I recently repotted my pepper plant, and ever since, it's suffering from limp leaves. My guess is that I did too much damage to the roots when repotting. Supporting this theory is the fact that when I ...
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Chilli pepper seeds with dark cores: viability?

I have a ripe crop of serrano chilli peppers (Capsicum annuum). I'm planning to save some seeds for a future crop, and have done some research on what I need to do to dry and store them properly for ...
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What is causing this on my pepper plant?

Can someone help me identify what is happening to my poor peppers?
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What Kind of Leaf Burn is this on my Bell Peppers?

These Bell peppers are nearly a year old and about a foot tall. They come from seeds from eating peppers from the supermarket. They have lived most of their lives indoors starting July 2021. I live in ...
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Any hope for these pepper seedlings?

I don’t know what happened, but these two pepper seedlings have gone completely limp. They’ve been in this state for a few days and still seem to be clinging to life. There is no sign of insects or ...
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What are these insects on my pepper plants?

They seem to have come out of nowhere in the past week.
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Why is my pepper plant suffering?

My pepper plant, which is planted indoors in a 31cm Ø pot, has been suffering increasingly over the last few weeks to months. I've had the plant since the end of May, and it seemed pretty happy in the ...
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Once I stop removing my pepper plant's flower buds, how long will it take for fruit to mature?

I live in zone 5a, with a fairly short growing season. I'd like to try to maximize my hot pepper harvest by continuing to remove flower buds (to promote plant growth), while still allowing for enough ...
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What are these brown spots on my sweet peppers (fruit)?

This has just happened in the past two days. I accidentally smeared wet dirt on them while tending, but surely this isn't a result of that?
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What is happening to my Chilli plants?

My new Chilli plant leaves are having light and dark pigmentation with shriveled leaves. How can I fix this?
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Why does my pepper plant have a few leaves turning over? Not curling

I have a young Bontempi pepper plant that is kept in the greenhouse, has no sign of pests and is well watered. The main of the plant looks really healthy. But for some reason 3 of the original now ...
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New Pepper Plant leaves with light green patches

The new leaves are having light and dark green pigmentation. Can someone please guide me on this?
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Very small black dots/dents in new pepper leaves

this is my first time posting here and I've scoured the internet for days. This is only a problem on the relatively new leaves on my Trinidad Scorpion and Carolina Reaper. They are small black dots ...
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Parts of pepper leaf became watery in after a cold and wet day

It has been cold(50F) and rained quiet a bit today and yesterday. One of my pepper plant's leaf have become "watery". parts of the leaf is wet and soft to the touch and slightly transparent, ...
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White dots on pepper plant leaf. Which nutrient/fungal problem?

Consider the attached pictures of some leaves of my pepper plant. There are white dots on the backside of the leaf which correspond to regions of mild translucency on the face of the leaf. Further, ...
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What is the most likely problem with my hot pepper plants?

I'm trying to keep my Carolina Reaper pepper plants alive. We've had lots of rain, and there is good drainage at the bottom of the planters. I've put down slug plugs and spray them with insect oil. ...
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