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Does this look like sunscald?

Posted by ditnc 7 NC (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 4, 13 at 13:57

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

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RE: Does this look like sunscald?

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...

RE: Does this look like sunscald?

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

RE: Does this look like sunscald?

Thanks for the replies and info!

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