Pepper Plant

Italian Peppers Are Not Blooming

Zone SW Missouri | nrowse added on August 23, 2012 | Answered

Italian peppers not blooming. Very hot, dry summer. Any advice?

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Answered on August 24, 2012

Yes, the heat could very well be affecting the peppers. Just in case, I would provide some phosphorus to the plants, like bone meal. They may have a bit too much nitrogen in the soil, which would keep them from flowering and the phosphorus will counter that.

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