momof4rugratz
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Something is happening to the peppers :(

These plants are on opposite sides of the garden.

This pepper I thought was a yellow pepper plant or banana pepper plant has a green pepper with black on it :(
[img]https://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j78/momof3rugratz/Garden%202009/GardonMay29200912.jpg[/img]

This next doesn't look bad I was thinking it was just a scratch on the pepper. Looks like a booboo :)

[img]https://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j78/momof3rugratz/Garden%202009/GardonMay2920095.jpg[/img]
[img]https://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j78/momof3rugratz/Garden%202009/GardonMay2920096.jpg[/img]

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if i didnt know better id say it looks like tomato blight. maybe a simler thing. my tomatoes and pepers have had a white spots and bits all over. i eventuly worked out it was the mosture in the greenhouse droping from sides onto the plants and geting scorched by the sun,

not sure this applys to you.

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Are these the peppers you recently moved? If so, don't worry about this. Just give it some time and I think your peppers will surprise you. It is not uncomon for green peppers to have that black or deep purple coloration. Especially common in Jalapenos. Your peppers have been stressed by the move, but should soon be doing much better.
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momof4rugratz
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i didnt water last night expecting thunder lightning rain... i think why spinach caught last sat storm now leaves look awful.. all post those later...

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Sorry to say Mom, but that looks fungal to me (see the deformed foliage?)

Two things spring to mind, a mulch for the soil surface (to stop foliage fungus like [url=https://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/IPM/english/tomatoes/diseases-and-disorders/gray-mold.html]Botrytis[/url] or [url=https://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/3000/3117.html]blossom end rot[/url] splashing up from the soil and onto the plant when it rains hard.

The other is milk, mixed one to ten with water, which will add calcium in a readibly soluble form to the plant and encourages [url=https://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/pdf2004/fpl_2004_yang001.pdf]Lactobaccilus[/url] to colonize the leaves, which has an antifungal effect...

I use a hose end sprayer filled with milk and it works great... I mix a little fish hydrolysate in there too and that seems to help as well...

HG
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momof4rugratz
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is it possable to save. my neighbor put fungal spray on them they look fine but i don't want to use the spray again

momof4rugratz
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no these are not ones i moved i think these are banana peppers we noticed sun doesnt seem go under the eves we think it is why these 3 plants don't look to good

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What fungal spray, Mom? That stuff can be nasty... On your food crops?

No maam, not at my house... :shock:

My thoughts were to save it but now not so sure. Find out what got used and we'll do the homework...

HG
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