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Beginner Gardening: Setting out pepper plants

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jamlover
Delhi, IA

May 15, 2014
6:28 AM

Post #9839313

If setting a tomato plant I bury the stem so more roots grow along the stem. Can you do the same thing with a pepper plant or does it need to go into the ground at the same level it was raised in the six pack?

drthor

drthor
Irving, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 15, 2014
7:00 AM

Post #9839356

same level
tommyr2006
Poughkeepsie, NY
(Zone 6a)

May 15, 2014
11:55 AM

Post #9839571

No don't do the same thing as tomaoes. As drthor says plant then at the same level they are at now.

stephanietx

stephanietx
Fort Worth, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 19, 2014
6:47 PM

Post #9843648

Yes, you can bury them a bit deeper and the roots will grow out of the stem.
eweed
Everson, WA
(Zone 8a)

May 26, 2014
8:08 AM

Post #9849564

I go a bit deeper

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