Pepper problems

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Date Photo Taken: Sept. 3, 2011
Location: Duluth, GA
Posted By: bobbyf

Notes:

Our bell peppers started off doing very well & have had good yield. However, lately the peppers have been getting these flat tan spots that eventually penetrate all the way through. How can this be prevented? BTW, they are in a large pot on our patio were we also grow tomatoes, herbs, & flowering plants.

Thanks!
BobbyF

COMMENTS

  1. Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    looks like damage from a hornworm caterpillar

    September 9th, 2011 at 5:43 pm
  2. Bob Unregistered says:

    Now that you mention it, we did find a green & yellow caterpillar in the vicinity the day I took those pictures, but it wasn’t on the pepper plant. We banished him to the forest next door! Thanks for your reply.

    September 10th, 2011 at 5:57 pm
  3. cathy jo hodge Unregistered says:

    walter,is there such a thing as blosoom end rot on green peppers

    June 23rd, 2012 at 10:55 pm
  4. mike hines Unregistered says:

    I had the brown spots on my bells as well, but only on the peppers that were in the direct intense sun during the scorching past couple of weeks we have had here in Atlanta. I chalked it up to the strong sun and heat. I did not have the hole that you have in the first pic just the brown spots. I have not seen the caterpillars yet.

    July 13th, 2012 at 11:00 am

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