Bell Pepper Plants

Sweet Red Bell Peppers

Anonymous added on July 20, 2011 | Answered

What does it mean when a mature pepper is green and begins turning black? Does it turn black before red? Should I pick it?

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Answered on July 21, 2011

No, a mature green pepper should turn red. Do pick it and cut out the black area, that indicates it's been damaged, probably from an insect pest. The rest is still edible.

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