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Hi am new member so go easy with me plz. I am growing six green capsicum pepper plants in a raised bed and they all have peppers on them and still more flowers showing for more peppers to come but my problem is that two of the plants have the peppers going black around the body of the plants. can anyon help me with this prob please?



Any chance of a photo Lincspair?

29 Aug, 2010


at a guess they are growing outside and it sound as if its been too cold and wet for them , they are mediterranean plants and object to our british weather, I grow bell peppers but wouldn't be able to outdoors

29 Aug, 2010


Welcome to GoY.
Your problem sounds like its too cold and too wet. Cover soil around plants with plastic sheet to keep out rain and this will also allow the soil to warm as the plastic will act like a greenhouse (slightly).

29 Aug, 2010

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