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Talkback: How to grow sweet peppers

Posted: 26/08/2012 at 11:35

Thank you, my mind is now at ease!  And the second pepper is fully purple now

Talkback: How to grow sweet peppers

Posted: 25/08/2012 at 12:23

Thank you for all the advice.  Low 20's is probably the highest we've had this summer and not on too many days, so I guess they'll take quite a bit longer.  I'll cut back on the water and food now.  PS the purple pepper hasn't been fed or watered all week and there's no sign of wilting and it's growing incredibly every day

Talkback: How to grow sweet peppers

Posted: 24/08/2012 at 21:08

Thanks so much, i will love my peppers but be tough from now on.  I am amazed - I didn't know peppers like this existed, you learn something new every day   My tomatoes seem to be doing ok- I've also been feeding them once a week and giving them much more water than the peppers.  No sign of any ripening though - do you know how long that usually takes?

Talkback: How to grow sweet peppers

Posted: 24/08/2012 at 15:46

I should have asked, how often do you think it should be fed?  the bottle of feeder only really gave info about outdoor plants so I wasn't too sure...

Talkback: How to grow sweet peppers

Posted: 24/08/2012 at 15:44

The trouble with being a first time grower is that I threw away the packaging after I repotted the seedlings,so I don't know what variety it is. The picture looked like the yellow and red ones you see in the supermarket.  That's not the normal position, I just moved it to take the picture.  It normally sits on the windowsill which is pretty much south facing so gets sun all day, albeit Scottish sun!

Talkback: How to grow sweet peppers

Posted: 24/08/2012 at 14:49

I've been feeding it once a week with tomorite. Here's a picture of it. 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/11168.jpg?width=544&height=350&mode=max

 

Talkback: How to grow sweet peppers

Posted: 24/08/2012 at 10:21

hi, the purple is in the stem and runs down the central vein in some of the larger leaves but the rest of the leaf is green.  Purple seems to collect around the joints too. And the pepper is so purple it looks like an aubergine!.  And the purple is now spreading on the smaller pepper   I have about 5 plants and the others look ok, and are flowering but only one has a minute pepper on it - this looks dark green, but the purple ones started off a much paler green/yellow colour.  thanks for all the help and advice

Talkback: How to grow sweet peppers

Posted: 23/08/2012 at 18:52

thank you, i did wonder about that so have not watered it for the last 3 days - the leaves have not wilted yet!  Apart from the purple running through it,it looks good I think.  There is one more tiny pepper starting which is green but has a purple tip. - the purple doesn't seem to be spreading so that's good I guess. I also repotted it about a week and a half ago with multi purpose compost which was a different kind from what it was originally in,so I'm not sure if that's affected it too?  I haven't grown anything before and saw some pepper & tomato seed pots cheap in the supermarket and thought I'd give it a go!

Talkback: How to grow sweet peppers

Posted: 22/08/2012 at 20:28
Hi, I planted some sweet pepper seeds at the beginning of June on my south facing windowsill in pots. My first pepper started to grow last week but after about 2 days, the tip went purple. After another 2 days the whole pepper is completely purple. I also noticed that the stem and stalks have purple running through them. Any ideas what is the matter?

Talkback: How to grow sweet peppers

Posted: 22/08/2012 at 20:23
Hi, I planted some sweet pepper seeds at the beginning of June on my south facing windowsill in pots. My first pepper started to grow last week but after about 2 days, the tip went purple. After another 2 days the whole pepper is completely purple. I also noticed that the stem and stalks have purple running through them. Any ideas what is the matter?
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