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Q.Pepper Leaves Turned Yellow And Brown. What Happened? Can They Be Saved?

Zone 46783 | Anonymous added on April 27, 2021 | Answered

I usually over winter my hot peppers inside. The plant started to leaf with dark green leaves but all of a sudden the leaves turned yellow and brown.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on April 29, 2021

Did you take your plant from inside to outside without acclimating it to the brighter light? If so, that could cause a decline from which it may not recover. Or did you have an unexpected cool night? Also check for pests that may have overwintered with it. Here is info on pests and diseases that should help:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pepper/overwintering-peppers.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pepper/hot-pepper-problems.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pepper/whats-eating-hot-pepper-plants.htm

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