I live in FL. and I was growing hot pepper plants in containers. The leaves of the plant is curling up and the peppers look sick.
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As with tomato plants, peppers can also suffer from a virus known as leaf curl. This may be what your pepper plant is experiencing, though it could also be attributed to a lack of water or restricted root growth (if the soil in your container becomes too compact). The following articles should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pepper/growing-peppers-container.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/tomato-leaves-curling.htm