Pepper Plant
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Nights are getting cold and pimentos are still green. Will they mature in house west windows?

Zone 81236 | mspieg added on September 16, 2018 | Answered

They are in individual pots and are very healthy.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on September 17, 2018

Unfortunately, these can take awhile to ripen. You can bring them inside to a west facing window, but if the leaves start to drop too much at a time, then you will have to supplement light. I find that the household 100 watt LED will allow for plant growth. You will likely need two or three about a foot from the plant but it will keep it happy.

Ideally a horticultural grade light is best, but in a pinch, these will work just fine.

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