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SarahJane
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pepper plants

Post: # 154379Post SarahJane »

I have grown peppers and chillis from seed this year and they have been doing really well. I started them all off on a windowsill inside but put 2 of the peppers outside about 10 days ago. They are still growing strong but the leaves , in parts have faded to a greeny yellow. Does anyone know why? :flower:

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Post: # 154399Post Clara »

IME they don´t like too much water....and that´s here where it gets HOT. How often are you watering?
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Post: # 154414Post SarahJane »

Hmmmmmmm I think that maybe what I am doing wrong then. I am watering pretty much every day. I will try and leave them out when I water and see what happens. Thanks. :flower:

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Post: # 154465Post Fizzy Izzy »

My peppers have the same problem! Useful to know - thanks Clara.
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Post: # 156467Post flushgord »

I've got some peppers in the greenhouse and some in the conservatory. The ones in the greenhouse have some brown marks on the leaves - is this mildew? and they also look like something has been eating them - big chunks out the top most leaves - I can't see any kind of bug of them other than an odd whitefly - could this be those horrible red backed bugs that are flying around in their thousands at the moment. The conservatory ones look fine.

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Post: # 156482Post Derry »

we grew bell peppers in a pot out the front of our house last year. it was a plant we bought, started it off in the greenhouse, and then pretty much left it out all summer. cutest little peppers, but they never really got big enough to eat =/

this year we've grown from some seed, theyre about 6 inches tall. ganna have to put them in bigger pots soon and find somewhere for them to go

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Post: # 156700Post flushgord »

I grew quite a few last year - cayenne and bell. I started them off in one of those plastic 3 tier greenhouses and then transplanted them to the allotment where they did really well in my raised beds. I also put 4 in a grobag on the front of the house, gets afternoon and evening sun which did reasonably well - plenty of fruits just not the same size as the ones you see for sale. Tasted good though :wink:
This is my first year with a greenhouse (second hand) so I'm still learning.

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