Jalapeno Pepper Plants

My Entire Bell and Jalapeno Pepper Raised Bed Has Wilted and Died

Deborah309 added on June 7, 2011 | Answered

The plants were healthy and blooming and small fruit had formed. Suddenly, within a matter of days all the plants wilted and died. I checked all the leaves and could see no sign of aphids. I have gardened for many years and never had this happen. What happened?

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Answered on June 7, 2011

It sounds like your plants eiether got Fusarium or Verticillium wilt. While these are common to tomatoes, they can also affect peppers. Once it gets into a bed, it spreads to all plants in the bed. This article will explain more:

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