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Sweet Pepper plant needs help!

Posted by CSakacsi FL (My Page) on
Wed, Jan 30, 13 at 12:35

Hi, I am fairly new to gardening and need help with what is eating my sweet pepper plant....I prefer natural remedies, but will use commercial pesticides if absolutely needed...

Thanks for your time!


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RE: Sweet Pepper plant needs help!

Looks more like mechanical damage. Perhaps you had hail some time ago?

In any event, nothing is currently active. You know that because the edges of the damage are brown & dry.

RE: Sweet Pepper plant needs help!

No, no hail here - I purchased it from a produce stand about an 1 hr away, perhaps they had some hail? Should I cut the damaged leaves or leave them on?

Thanks for your help - I am new to this and trying to learn! :)

RE: Sweet Pepper plant needs help!

I agree it looks like physical damage rather than a pest. Leave the leaves on. They are still green and still doing their job. What is causing the water marks? Are you watering overhead?

RE: Sweet Pepper plant needs help!

My 4 year old sprayed it with the hose the other day. He was trying to help, lol.

I use a spray bottle to water.

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