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Beginner Gardening: Setting out pepper plants

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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?


Irving, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 15, 2014
7:00 AM

Post #9839356

same level
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.


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.
Everson, WA
(Zone 8a)

May 26, 2014
8:08 AM

Post #9849564

I go a bit deeper

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