Pepper Plant
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Planting peppers

Zone 70122 | Bharm711 added on November 3, 2017 | Answered

I make my own pepper jelly and I would like to start growing my own bell peppers of all colors and jalapeño peppers. I would like some professional advice on when and where to get started and how.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on November 4, 2017

Many different pepper types have different requirements. The hotter the pepper, the longer season required to mature. Peppers can survive down to about 50 degrees just fine, but will slow down growth at this point. Freezing temperatures will kill them. There is more to know than I could possibly explain here, But here is a very comprehensive collection of articles to get you started: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pepper/

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