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When to bring peppers indoors

10 October 2018 - 12:16 PM

First year of growing peppers and So far I love it.

My ghost pepper plants are still going strong with lot of new buds and flowers. I am not sure if they will see the light.


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So my questions:

1. When should I bring the peppers indoors? TIll what temperatures can the plants survive outdoors(They are in self watering pots which are not easy to move)?

2. I am planning to overwinter at least one of them. So should I go ahead and prune the plant even when there are unripe pods?


Please help.


Color of Peppers

05 August 2018 - 01:25 PM

This is my 1st year growing peppers and started with Bhuts. Plants are growing good and had my 1st harvest recently.

I want to make powder out of those and since I dont have a dehydrator, I thought I would dry the pods in sun.

Problem is, I see that peppers are changing color (more like loosing color) when I try to dry them.

I have cut and harvest seeds from couple of pods and those peppers dried fine (top left)

So question is, is this normal? Or have I committed any rookie mistake?


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16 July 2018 - 10:57 AM

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Is this BER or bacterial soft rot?

02 July 2018 - 11:09 AM

Today I discovered that one of my bellpepers has rotton at the bottom. This is not touching ground. Can you please identify if this is BER or bacterial or any other?

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Pepper pods drying and dropping

28 June 2018 - 09:55 AM



I am new to growing peppers.

I am growing ghost pepper, that birds eye , that red hot and bell peppers.


Till now my plants are healthy and setting pods. But recently I found that healthy pods are drying out and dropping.

This happened with Bell pepper and this morning I found it happened with one pod on ghost pepper.


On examining closely, I found these little bugs on the pods. Can you please help me identifying them and the best course of action to get rid of them?

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