Bell Pepper Plants
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Bird Snipped Top From Pepper Plant

bfox409 added on May 10, 2011 | Answered

Will my bell pepper plants still produce fruit if a bird snipped the tops off? The plants haven't flowered yet and still have some leaves.

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Heather
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Answered on May 15, 2011

If it still has at least one set of true leaves, it should regrow. You will notice that it will grow bushier as a result. Some people actually deliberately pinch the tops of their peppers to make this happen.

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