How Much Space Do Pepper Plants Need

How Much Space Do Pepper Plants Need?

Peppers are one of the best vegetables you can grow yourself — they are relatively easy to grow, full of nutrition, and versatile in dishes. Still, there is plenty to understand about getting the best harvest possible. One of the critical factors for growing peppers …

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Aphid infestation on a plant leaf

Aphids on Pepper Plants? Here’s What to Do

Noticing some tiny green bugs on your pepper plants? They are probably aphids. Aphids may be good for the ecosystem, but they can also cause a lot of destruction to your pepper plants, sending all your months of hard work down the drain. While you …

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Mosaic virus on a young pepper plant

12 Common Pepper Plant Diseases And Pepper Problems

Pepper plants are one of the most versatile and easier plants to grow in your garden. But growing these plants doesn’t always come without complications. Whether you’re just starting your garden or have some experience under your belt, understanding what might set back the growth …

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Soil pH in peppers

What Is The Best Soil pH For Peppers?

The pH of your soil can have a huge impact on the health and flavor of your peppers. The best soil pH for peppers is 6.0 to 7.0. This range allows the pepper plant to take up nutrients like phosphorus and magnesium — which are …

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how to grow hotter peppers

How To Grow Hotter Peppers: Five Simple Steps

Gardeners who just can’t get enough of the fire of a capsaicin-rich pepper are always on the lookout as to how to grow hotter peppers. Heat can be a tricky thing when it comes to peppers, especially when you realize that the heat of individual fruits …

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Growing Jalapenos

Important Tips For Growing Jalapeños

Hello hot gardening. Hot peppers offer wonderful variety both for culinary creation and cultivation. Jalapeño peppers are a popular choice for home cultivation because they live in the medium range of the Scoville “heat” scale for peppers, which makes them a versatile ingredient for many …

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Pepper leaves curling downward

Pepper Plants Leaves Curling? Causes And Fixes

Pepper plant leaves offer some of the first and clearest indications of a plant’s health. If you notice the leaves curling, this could be a symptom of several different problems. Diseases, infestation, and water stress all show themselves in the leaves first. Here are some …

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Carolina Reaper planting

The Carolina Reaper Planting Guide: A To Zing

If you’re looking to grow sun-like spiciness, there is nothing more wicked than the Carolina Reaper. This is the hottest pepper in the world, so don’t approach this chili lightly. The oils of this pepper, even when still whole on the vine, can cause major …

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How long do pepper seeds last

How Long Do Pepper Seeds Last?

Saving pepper seeds to grow new pepper plants is more than just a way to save money, it is sustainable and can teach you a lot about cultivating peppers. Peppers are one of the best plants for seed-saving because of the ease with which you …

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