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Q.rot on peppers

Anonymous added on August 17, 2015 | Answered

I grow several pepper plants in my greenhouse and although they seem really healthy and are producing plenty of fruits, quite a few are rotting off for no apparent reason and some are getting a black tinge that is spreading down the peppers. I was wondering if you could shed any light on what the problem might be and any solution would be very much appreciated.

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Answered on August 19, 2015

If the black is on the top or side of the fruit, then it is likely sunscald and is from too much direct sunlight. A simple shade will help stop it. If it is on the bottom of the fruit, then it is blossom end rot. This article will help with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pepper/pepper-blossom-end-rot.htm

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