Does this look like sunscald?

ditnc(7 NC)July 4, 2013

I haven't cut it open yet, but i think this might be severe sunscald on my first pepper. TIA!

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melikeeatplants

Yeah it does, once the sunburn happens then the weakened skin is easily infected. Rest of pepper is usable though unless a fungus got inside or something...

    Bookmark   July 4, 2013 at 2:21PM
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donnabaskets(Zone 8a, Central MS)

Agree. It helps to pinch your plants early on to encourage nice bushy foliage that shades the fruit.

    Bookmark   July 4, 2013 at 4:32PM
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ditnc(7 NC)

Thanks for the replies and info!

    Bookmark   July 4, 2013 at 5:01PM
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