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Q.What causes banana peppers to start turning purple

Zone Pink Hill, NC | ladymac03 added on June 7, 2014 | Answered

The pepper itself is yellow but there are purple streaks on it.

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Answered on June 11, 2014

Some varieties of banana pepper will fully ripen to a purple or purplish color. This coloring is not abnormal nor dangerous. It just indicates that the peppers are fully mature.

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