Our bell peppers were looking great. They were 3 to 4 inches in diameter. Now something is eating them up. No insects, etc. are evident, but peppers are shredded up as though an animal has taken bites out of them. Any ideas? Rats? Cats?
Bell Pepper Eaters
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Depending on how the leaves are chewed it could be rabbits, deer, aphids, spider mites, and many other leaf eating caterpillars, like hornworms.
You may find these articles helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pepper/worms-on-peppers.htm