Chili Pepper Plants

About Chili/Capsicum


devendra added on April 6, 2012 | Answered

Why capsicum fruits are small in size after 1st flush picking?


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Heather
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Answered on April 8, 2012

This would have to do with the plant putting all of its energy into the initial crop of fruit. It exhausts its stores of nutrients and energy and produces smaller fruit after because of it. Try giving the plant a light dressing of fertilizer while it is in its initial flush and this should help the plant build up its stores and produce well after that.

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