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Q.Should bell pepper buds be thinned?

Zone Dutchess County, NY | Meterman1966 added on August 10, 2015 | Answered

My Lady bell pepper plants are doing very well. I have them planted in a pot and there are about 6 full size peppers almost ready to be picked. There are new buds appearing on the plants – lots of them! I was wondering if I should pick some of these buds off so the remaining buds can do better.

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Answered on August 12, 2015

No, no need to remove flowers.
An average yield per plant can be up to 12 peppers.


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