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Re: pepper plant issues

  • Subject: Re: pepper plant issues
  • From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 17:31:39 -0500

I have one pepper plant doing exceptionally well with little peppers on it. I don't like peppers. A friend gave it to me.

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- From: "Jesse Bell" <justjess01@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, July 07, 2009 3:10 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] pepper plant issues


Yeh...my plants that are not doing well - I think they don't like
where they are planted.  I have some others that are doing
exceptionally well and producing little peppers.  Those are in whisky
barrels on my back porch...go figure.


On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 2:43 PM, Daryl<dp2413@comcast.net> wrote:
Green and vibrant and no blooms usually means "happy as a clam", growing
well, and possibly over-fertilized.

Yours sounds like they're really stressed. When mine are in that shape, I
remove the peppers ( sometimes keeping just one on the plant if I can't
stand it), give them some TLC, and let them gain strength. They usually put
on a big lot of peppers in a month or so.

d

----- Original Message ----- From: "Jesse Bell" <justjess01@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, July 07, 2009 3:24 PM
Subject: [CHAT] pepper plant issues


I have a friend who sent me this e-mail:
"I have 8 red pepper plants that are about 18  tall and very green and
vibrant, but no blooms. They look totally healthy and happy . What
should I do? Fertilize? Underwater? Overwater?"
What should I tell her?  I have just the opposite problem I have about
six pepper plants that look like hell and leaves are falling off every
day, but there are tiny peppers growing on them.  I don t even think
the plants are strong enough to support the peppers when and if they
get big.

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Jesse R. Bell

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