My Aji Limos (aji mochero, hot lemon hab whatever you want to call them - they're the chinense ones) are finally starting to ripen up.
Some of the pods have some odd black spots on them. It seems to be only cosmetic and they're fine on the inside.
I did notice a bunch of aphids on one of the plants today. The plants without the aphids seem to be producing blemish free pods. I've hit them with some eco-oil (hope it works as well for aphids as it does whiteflies) and will continue to monitor. that said I've never heard of aphids attacking the fruit itself.
Am I right in assuming the below is the result of those pesky little buggers or is it something more sinister? I plant on making a sauce out of these so I'll just cut out the spots if the rest of the pod is OK.