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So i got a jalapeño plant from the lady next door that moved out. And i got a big pot ( no holes ) and lots of organic soil. The plant has been there for about 2 days... And its all droopy. Ive been watering it and it has been receiving sunlight... I can't ask the lady whats going on because she moved!. Can you please help me :(

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A picture would be helpful. I would try to drill holes in the bottom as peppers don't like water standing at the bottom of the pot.
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It is nearly impossible to keep plants (other than those adapted to swamps) alive in pots with no holes. You have to get it out of there and re-pot it into a container with good drainage. And until then QUIT WATERING IT! All that water you have given it has not gone anywhere!
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