Bell Pepper Plants
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Bell peppers i’m growing are still small (1 and half to 2 inches only). one is starting to turn red. can it be picked or should i

Zone DA7 4AX | Anonymous added on July 23, 2019 | Answered

leave it to grow even though its already changed colour? Do the peppers continue to grow in size after they start turning red? Or could it be they are just small bell peppers?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 24, 2019

What you are seeing is mostly normal, however, adding fertilizers high in potassium and phosphorous, and making sure not to add any more nitrogen can increase the size drastically. Generally, peppers that remain small will be more bitter, but still edible by all means

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