Red Pepper Plants
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Red Pepper Plants Not Flowered Yet

Zone arizona | maryeb added on September 7, 2012 | Answered

We built an elevated garden with organic soil with gypsum underneath the soil. We planted seeds in May/June time and all my other plants have come and gone. My pepper plants haven't even flowered. My jalapenos are doing fine. What have I done wrong?

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Heather
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Answered on September 16, 2012

By May or June, you should be planting seedlings rather than seeds. Next year, try starting the seeds indoors about 6 weeks before your last frost date and then plant the seedlings out about when you planted the seeds this past year.

You can try overwintering your plants so that they are not a total loss (they likely will not flower this year). This article will explain more about that:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pepper/overwintering-peppers.htm

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