Bell Pepper Plants
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Why do my red bell peppers have soft spots?

jsargo added on June 28, 2012 | Answered

I have a plant with about 4 bell peppers growing on it. The two largest peppers are just turning red. But, the largest pepper is turning soft and the second largest has soft spots on it. What is causing this?

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Nikki
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Answered on June 29, 2012

It sounds like you may have blossom end rot causing the soft spots. This will help with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pepper/pepper-blossom-end-rot.htm

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jsargo
Answered on June 29, 2012

Thanks, Nikki. I'll try some of the suggestions on that site.

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