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Yellow Bell Peppers

Hi I'm a newbie...I have a Bell pepper plant that has started fruiting yellow peppers straight away is this normal or diseased? ..I was led to believe that the start out Green after flowering..Help please

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My yellow peppers are a white yellow at the very beginning! They are about half grown now in july in Pa.! I planted a pepper mix of seeds this year so I don't know what they all are yet!
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There is a very large variety of peppers. Yes, some start out yellow.
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yellow bell peppers

Thank you for your replies !! :D ...My peppers are an almost transparent/pale yellow, and have purple patches to them :? also there is only one that is shaped like your typical bell pepper the others are elongated ... another bell pepper plant I have is green and they are perfect in colour and shape :D

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I'm pleased to find this. I'm having the same issue. My peppers are also very pale yellow and quite elongated. They were mislabeled at the nursery when I bought the plants, and I thought I bought red peppers. Surprise! :o I have other pepper plants that are growing green, which is what I expected. I was a little worried, but this has eased my mind. :) I have yet to try one... will do so soon :D

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@ Kitter, Haha let me know how they taste you seem to have Identical peppers :o

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One thing I am learning with gardening, do not expect to grow exactly what you may find in the store.
Store produced is so controlled and mass grown and picked through before shipping that everything is pretty uniform all the odd colored, or shaped produce gets picked out. In our gardens however we get to see exactly what mother nature has the ability to do to our fruits and veggies. I grew bell peppers last year and they turned out tiny! Then a huge worm critter thing ate them all in one night. (1 plant 3 peppers) all gone over night.
My jalapenos turned black this year :shock: but boy are they spicy and yummy!!! Not something I think I would find at the store though.
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@ cherishedtiger- The odd thing is, they are grown at a local nursery, with no shipping involved. I really was surprised, but kind of excited to see how they turn out. :D

@ simegas- I will definitely keep you posted. :D

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My Corno di Toro peppers start out White/Yellow and mature to nice red.

They are sweet elongated Italian frying peppers.

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So, I've now tried the peppers, and I don't find any real difference between them and any other yellow pepper that I'm used to. They taste great! Just look odd, that's all :) YAY!!! :D

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I pickd three nice light yellow peppers on one plant tonight. They were about a 1/3 pound each!
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I've grown lilac peppers and these start out purple. I was surprised when I saw them at first; they were only 2 in. long and purple as could be.
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@ Kitter, Yay, glad they were okay, thanks for the update :-)

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