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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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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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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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Hot pepper plant leaves are yellowing on the edges and curling at the tips

The leaves on my chili plant have started yellowing on the edges and the tips are wrinkling up. This is happening on the upper/new leaves. The plant is still producing chili's.
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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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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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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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Any way to save peppers after super early frost?

We just had an early September snow (two nights below freezing) here in Colorado. I did get some cover over my beds to keep the snow off the plants, but it was much to big to really work as a ...
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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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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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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'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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White coating on bottom side of pepper leaves

I just noticed this white coating on the bottom side of a few leaves of my pepper plant. I can not wipe it off. Is this some kind of fungal disease or some pest? Edit: I made some more images using a ...
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Dark brown leisons on the underside of the hot pepper leaves

There are dark brown leisons on the underside of the leaves and the leaves eventually turn yellow and fall off. Leisons are not visible on the upper side, also not water soaked or with a yellow halo ...
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Should I top or prune these chilli peppers?

Picture illustrates my chilli pepper plants. They are of three varieties; a Kashmiri chilli (the tall ones at the back), a peri-peri (bushy; white flowers with pale green fruits) and a purple variety ...
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Green and red chillies on same plant

We moved to our house in the late summer and found a plant in the garden full of long green chilis. It produced well into the autumn and all chillies were green. Then, in the spring, it started to ...
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Is my Cayenne plant healthy?

I'm based in London, UK. I planted Cayenne around mid-may 2018, this is how they are currently looking like (leaves look a bit too big to me compared to other pics of the plants I've seen). So at ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pepper leaves are dry

I live in Israel and this pepper plant leaves are falling out (but little ones are growing back) would appreciate any help!
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What's causing my pepper plant leaf to curl downwards?

This is grown indoors. No insects except fungus gnats. The plant's color is a healthy green with no spots or yellowing. The bottom set of leaves were also curling downwards when the plant was about ...
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Why do my pepper leaf curl

I never seen any pepper's leaves curling like mine, is it sick badly?
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Anyone know what kind of pepper plant this is?

The pepper starts out green, then turns purple.
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Why have my Chilli Pepper plants started to develop small slightly translucent spots/blotches on the leaves?

See the photos attached of the leaves. I planted these chilli peppers about 2 months ago (march 2020) and they have been sat on my windowsill. We've had relatively hot and sunny weather for the UK ...
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Carolina Reaper and Scorpion pepper leaves yellow and spotty?

So I planted a couple of Carolina Reaper(bottom two pictures) and scorpion pepper (top picture) plants in my garden this year. I transplanted them outdoors around a month ago today. I'm not super ...
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DIY Kratky method hydroponics for growing Tomatoes using Milk Jugs

I want to make a small setup of non-circulating hydroponics by Kratky method for growing Tomatoes/peppers using Milk Jugs. Due to COVID, I would like to get all the necessary items delivered home. So ...
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Does the color of the pepper seeds correspond to its viability?

I cut open a organic Shishito pepper and noticed that its seeds had varying colors. It ranged from white, to brown, to black. How does the shade of color correspond to its viability? I'm planning on ...
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What should I do if my pepper plants got too strong of fertilizer and they are wilting?

Basically, I added too much fertilizer to my pepper plants unknowingly. I thought it would help them, but the ends of the pepper plants are starting to turn brown and their stems are weak. Also, one ...
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Need help! What's wrong with my peppers? Brown on underside of leaves

I'm a beginner and this is my first year growing hot peppers. A few of my peppers have started to become brown under the leaves and the plants slowly begin to look sickly. I've looked for similar ...
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Help identifying species of vegetable garden pest

I am having trouble determining what type of pest has invaded my vegetable garden. It has started with the bok choy and is working its way toward the peppers and herbs. Please advise.
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Diseases Wreaking Havoc With Peppers Should I Discard Them?

This post has multiple questions inside that I really need help with identifying what's wrong with the plants and should I remove them, if so, which ones. I'm also curious if any of those issues ...
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Pepper Plants - Strange Spots and Colouration

Pictures should speak for themselves. 6 Week old pepper plants started from seeds. Are they doing okay? I keep them inside under LED lights. Whats with the purpley colour?
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Pepper plants slow growth and black parts of stems?

I have 4 pepper plants (Syngeta Barbie F1) in raised bed together with 4 cherry tomato plants. Both peppers and tomatoes were planted as seedlings and while tomatoes have grown significantly and have ...
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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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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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