May 28, 2018
May 28, 2018
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I bought a Jalapeño plant from the store and it had buds on it. It flowered and then a few days later the flower fell off. Is it normal? Or can I do something to stop others from falling?
Can you include a photo, your USDA zone, and what conditions the plant is experiencing? This could be many things, and I will need more information to make an accurate judgment.
Mature plants that are fruiting will require something that is high in phosphorus, with an intermediate potassium amount, and low nitrogen.
"Bloom Boosters", as they are called, will contain just those proper ratios. You will want to apply these at 1/2 or 1/4 strength to start out. This is to ensure that the plants respond well to the nutrients.
This article will help you to grow Jalapenos: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pepper/growing-jalapeno-peppers.htm
My jalapeno crop is never hot, not even slightly. They taste pretty much like regular green peppers. Is there something about the soil they are in? Tomato and other peppers do well in the same soil. What could the problem be?
t could be in the genetics or a cross pollination has occured, or a factor in the growing conditions. Here is an article with some points to consider: