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issue Spots on Poblano.

I bought some Poblano seeds from Pine tree seeds last year.
Out of 5 plants 2 were hit with pods that turned red & had green spots.
I cut the 2 plants out due to a complete lack of vigor & the spots on the ripening pods.

Out of the 3 left 2 plants have nice clear red pods & other one has chocolate pods aka, Poblano Mulato Isleno.

I really believe I should throw out all the so called Heirloom Poblano seed I have collected, it's a mess.

Before I toss all my Poblano seeds.
Does anyone know what this may be? Not necrosis, it's green spots like green pox on a red background.

 
Got any pics, Marturo? I really like mulato isleno. Would hate to see you throw that one away. :)

Any other pepper I would have, @CaneDog however the Poblanos were not what they seemed.
No excuse, just stuffed every green, red, & brown Poblano & froze them & tossed the spotted ones.

I have really only have 2 plants I feel good about saving seed from, the Poblano & the Mulato Isleno.

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I found this pic in a search, of peppers with spots however this is not the way it looks, the spots are green & not a sore or black spot.

The one Pablano & one Mulato Isleno both look great & have large pods & really healthy plants.
 
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Bou

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I found this pic in a search, of peppers with spots however this is not the way it looks, the spots are green & not a sore or black spot.

Other than their smaller size pods & green , not black spots they look like a normal pod.
The plants were smaller than the other Poblanos & did not show the same vigor of the 4' plants with great pods.

If this is a pepper illness, I can't find anything online about it.
 
My fault for not taking pictures, sorry.
The peppers with green spots were enjoyed by my Golden Retriever , Bella LOL.

I would never feed Bella anything moldy or diseased, these were just ugly peppers red with green spots.
 
This is the last pics I have of the 2 pods I saved for seed.

Sadly this is mirror image of the Pic I first posted from an online photo.

Unless I read otherwise, the seeds are in the compost, not for planting.
The plant was the largest Poblano at 52" & loaded with pods.

I can't find an exact reason for this as we were dry for weeks in Sept
& I watered every other day. I just want to know what it is & how to prevent it in future.

Thanks for all your help so far, perhaps with some pics we can find out what it is.





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CaneDog

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Jeez, those spots do look ugly. I'd throw everything in the trash rather than the compost.

I feel like I've seen pictures like that when looking up pepper diseases in the past, but I'd be reluctant to guess at what I remember. I did quickly google "spots on pepper fruit" and found this (on a tomato) - link I wouldn't presume to say I think that's what it is - even when I've take apparently diseased plants to the university they put it under a microscope before they opine - but I usually think better safe than sorry.
 
Jeez, those spots do look ugly. I'd throw everything in the trash rather than the compost.

I feel like I've seen pictures like that when looking up pepper diseases in the past, but I'd be reluctant to guess at what I remember. I did quickly google "spots on pepper fruit" and found this (on a tomato) - link I wouldn't presume to say I think that's what it is - even when I've take apparently diseased plants to the university they put it under a microscope before they opine - but I usually think better safe than sorry.
I agree @CaneDog .
It's curious how you watch a You tube video & some guys find a pepper with a hole or spots & say, " I'll save this one for seed".

Me I say, save the seed from my best disease free pods.

Too bad the plant was a real Amazon queen, with a large load of pods.

Seems like I need to find some good Poblano seeds this winter. :)
 

Downriver

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I tend to agree with @Bou, looks like it could very well be stink bug bites. Did you have any stink bugs this year? Also, if this is a "prize" plant, I wouldn't be afraid to save seeds. I'd give them a h2o2 soak prior to germinating, and maybe plant them in a pot to keep them isolated. Or.....not, lol.
 
I tend to agree with @Bou, looks like it could very well be stink bug bites. Did you have any stink bugs this year? Also, if this is a "prize" plant, I wouldn't be afraid to save seeds. I'd give them a h2o2 soak prior to germinating, and maybe plant them in a pot to keep them isolated. Or.....not, lol.
This was indeed a prize pepper plant, however as much as I wanted to save seed for Poblano, this was not the seed I expected from
Pine tree seeds aka. superseeds.com. Out of five plants grown, I got one Poblano that grew well & had red spotted pods & one Mulato Isleno that I never ordered. Sounds more like an Amazon seed order LOL. :shocked:

I think for now I will keep seed from the Mulato Isleno, & find some new seeds for the Poblano.
So in the end, we must just give thanks to the pepper God & except each pod as they come.
Get a load Of this guy LOL.

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Bou

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This was indeed a prize pepper plant, however as much as I wanted to save seed for Poblano, this was not the seed I expected from
Pine tree seeds aka. superseeds.com. Out of five plants grown, I got one Poblano that grew well & had red spotted pods & one Mulato Isleno that I never ordered. Sounds more like an Amazon seed order LOL. :shocked:

I think for now I will keep seed from the Mulato Isleno, & find some new seeds for the Poblano.
So in the end, we must just give thanks to the pepper God & except each pod as they come.
Get a load Of this guy LOL.

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Devilish looking fruit😈
 
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