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Q.Pepper Plants Black at Juncture of Limb and Stem

jalepeno123 added on May 8, 2011 | Answered

I am new at this, but suddenly all my pepper plants have turned black where the stem meets limb. What is it?

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Answered on May 8, 2011

The black color is normal for some kinds of peppers. For instance, bell peppers often have a purple-black coloration at points where stems meet Nothing to worry about unless you see cankers on the stems.

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