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Q.mandarin peppers

Anonymous added on September 30, 2015 | Answered

As the colder weather sets in, I am wondering about my mandarin peppers. I still have several mandarin peppers on the plants that are still green. Do I need to keep them on the plant to ripen or can I pick them and let them ripen like a green tomato? I am worried there will not be enough time for them to ripen otherwise. Thank you.

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Answered on September 30, 2015

Mandarin peppers will not ripen more off the plant. You may harvest them while they are green, they will just taste sharper than a fully mature sweeter mandarin.

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