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Peppers: Need help with what happened

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Dade City, FL
(Zone 9a)

April 28, 2013
5:17 PM

Post #9500344

I do not know what happened here. The pepper was doing fantastic and then I looked and it was completely drooped. Not dead, just ALL leaves were limp. Water level was fine. (Earth box) and then I looked and found this on the bottom of two peppers. There is a possibility that too much Epsom salts were sprayed on them by a well meaning helper, could that have done this?

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Boise, ID
(Zone 5b)

May 21, 2013
5:03 PM

Post #9528881

It looks like it might be blossom-end rot, which also occurs on tomatoes.

You need more calcium. And too much magnesium can interfere with calcium uptake.

Read the following; it has some good information. We had this problem last year.

Hope this helps.

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