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wiscopeppers wrote:thanks for all the tips everyone. i've separated the offenders from the rest of the peppers. there are maybe 2 white habs that don't have any signs, (the two smallest, sickliest of the bunch) but all the others (about 15) do, plus 1 scotch bonnet. I'm guessing the white hab seeds were all just bad. this is almost 1/3 of the peppers i was going to plant this year. I'm very sad, but at least my 9 ghost peppers and the remaining 25 scotch bonnets seem to be uneffected.

well, i guess i don't have to make quite as big of a raised bed in the back yard. :?
Way to look at the bright side! I lost a bhut today too, and figured I saved $5 on a planter! Depending on the size of your remaining plants it might not be a bad idea to do a precautionary (not treatment) dosage of a fungicide.

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haha, yeah, that's a good way to look at it, but my condolences none the less. :)

i don't suppose you've got a recommendation on a nice organic fungicide?

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wiscopeppers wrote:haha, yeah, that's a good way to look at it, but my condolences none the less. :)

i don't suppose you've got a recommendation on a nice organic fungicide?
If you need a good safe organic fungicide simply mix 2 tablespoons of Baking Soda per gallon of water, spay the plants liberally. This puts an alkaline coating on the plants which doesn't allow the fungus to grow and is completely safe for both plants and animals.

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Lots of good info here: https://www.simplyhydro.com/previous.htm

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great, thanks. i think I'm going to call the white habs a total loss and get rid of all them and all the containers they were in, but i'll spray down the remaining plants tonight and keep a close eye on them.
Coincidentally, I also live in Madison, and I'm also growing peppers, and they also are having some browning (just like yours) and yellowing. I do have some problems with whiteflies (I think), but the damage they make is just little light brown splotches. I'm not sure =/

Despite the crappy weather, have you managed to put your peppers outside at all? Maybe it's some kind of scorch damage.
JZydowicz, what kind of peppers are you growing?

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Standard peppers: jalapeno, poblano, cayenne, serrano. My peppers are already having some problems, since I've got some bad whiteflies (or maybe thrips) eating away at them. I'm hoping they'll recover when I start getting them outside for a few hours (if it ever warms up) so the wind will keep the bugs away.
In our area, high pH water and hard water (calcium carbonate) probably don't help anything either. :lol:

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Standard peppers: jalapeno, poblano, cayenne, serrano. My peppers are already having some problems, since I've got some bad whiteflies (or maybe thrips) eating away at them. I'm hoping they'll recover when I start getting them outside for a few hours (if it ever warms up) so the wind will keep the bugs away.
In our area, high pH water and hard water (calcium carbonate) probably don't help anything either.
the copps on park street in madison sells distilled water, .39 for a refilled 1 gallon jug. i've been going there once every week or two and refilling eight 1 gallon jugs for just a few dollars and using that instead of tap water, seems to be working pretty good, but i haven't really tested the pH to know for sure.

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Re: Browning/Yellowing on Pepper Leaves

Hi wiscopeppers

I came across your problem through a google search. I am in the exact same scenario with my Bhut Joklia (ghost peppers). What was the resolution to your issue
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wiscopeppers wrote:lol, yeah, it probably is something more serious than I was hoping. One of the sick leaves fell off today, here's a better shot of what's going on.

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Based on this image it's starting to look more like bacterial spotting (the first disease listed here: https://www.ppath.cas.psu.edu/extension/ ... eppers.htm)

Read the entire paragraph on it and let me know what you think. Based on my understanding you want to toss the plant out asap before it infects every other plant, and sanitize the area it was at as a splash of water will spread the disease and it remains active for over a year.
years back?

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Re: Browning/Yellowing on Pepper Leaves

Hi All

I am now experiencing the same issues as wiscopeppers. What was the ultimate resolution to the issue?

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