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iast8
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Broken Pepper Plant :(

Hi all,

I am growing some tomatos and a pepper on my outdoor patio this summer. I was repotting them into bigger containers tonight, and the pepper top broke off.

I still have about 6 leaves/nodes that are not damaged - with what looks like little "chutes" (I'm a corn researcher...forgive me...) or buds coming out from behind them.

I called the greenhouse where I got them, and they said it should still regrow.

Thoughts? :cry:

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Personally I would let it grow... as long as there are some leaves left on the plant it should regrow.
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They will put out branches from the leaf axils.

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Any ideas on how long I Can expect for recovery?

Anything I can do to help it along?

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It will grow just fine. Plant it and love it. :)
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Done and done - hopefully talking to it helps too. not saying I do that but...
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We would all be considered less than sane if we claimed we didnt talk to the plants... I even give mine concerts... they love classical
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donworden wrote:We would all be considered less than sane if we claimed we didnt talk to the plants... I even give mine concerts... they love classical
i refuse to sing to mine....it might cause them to fall over dead. LMFAO

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The pepper grew overnight! You all were right!
(not that I ever doubted)
The singing must have helped :wink:

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I never sing but I do hum. I also touch them and while I don't usually talk out loud to them, I do think good thoughts to them.

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