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Diane
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Two plants in one pot.

I planted a pepper plant in a large pot. It's doing better than any pepper plant I've grown. Then a new plant started growing. I'm always curious so I let it grow to see what it was. It turns out to be a butternut squash plant.
This plant has huge leaves and is also looking great.
I wonder if these two plants will be OK in one pot?
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splat42069
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No I would transplant that Squash plant ASAP. Eventually they will fight for root space and 1 or the other will win and the other will die.

Another reason to transplant is if 1 of them get diseased, the other will get it too resulting in loss of both plants.

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I was afraid that that would be the answer. I should have moved it sooner.
If it was in with a tomato plant I'd move the tomato. But I have huge problems getting pepper plants to grow as well as this one.
I did move another that popped up in another pot.
It's funny how these seeds did nothing when I planted them last year or the year before but now they come up. I even mixed in new soil.
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yeah seeds are unpredictable lol. You plant them 1 year and most don't pop up. Next year comes around and there they are. Even after the winter months! :D

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