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Q.Green Pepper Plant

Zone tiffin, oh | br22 added on August 9, 2023 | Answered

My green bell pepper plant produced on the stems a little green ball on all the stems. Peppers grow at the bottom of the stalk. What would the little balls be? Did I get some other hybrid by accident?

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Answered on August 9, 2023

Please do not eat those. That looks much like black nightshade. It is a cousin to the pepper, but is NOT edible... I cannot stress this enough! This will help you get rid of those in the nightshade group:


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