You can see a pepper flower at [url=https://search.aol.com/aol/imageDetails?s_it=imageDetails&q=pepper+blossom&img=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hort.purdue.edu%2Frhodcv%2Fhort410%2Fgenint%2Ffl003.jpg&v_t=na&host=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hort.purdue.edu%2Frhodcv%2Fhort410%2Fho09000.htm&width=129&height=102&thumbUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fimages-partners-tbn.google.com%2Fimages%3Fq%3Dtbn%3AANd9GcSqgrJrYsDr4p4X7oEnnR-qRkTookckc9dVqI_rNHR90jiLAtL6JCdD2IQ%3Awww.hort.purdue.edu%2Frhodcv%2Fhort410%2Fgenint%2Ffl003.jpg&b=image%3Fpage%3D1%26v_t%3Dna%26q%3Dpepper%2Bblossom%26count_override%3D20%26s_it%3Dsearchbox.imagehome%26oreq%3Ddd4b5695acd544ca95c6b971e54af8b5%26oreq%3D71817fe41c6a4e13a27a3283ce4ab59d&imgHeight=377&imgWidth=477&imgTitle=Pepper+flower+%2817+KB%29&imgSize=17116&hostName=www.hort.purdue.edu]Purdue University Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture[/url]. You will know your pepper plant is ready to produce when it flowers. You will know whether or not the flower will become a pepper when the stem thickens and elongates. The flowers that aren't pollinated, meaning they will turn into a pepper, eventually turn yellow and drop off.
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