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Peppers: how often can I plant peppers for successive harvest?

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stickfigure
Wallingford, PA

May 29, 2008
2:54 PM

Post #5020331

I am trying to stagger my sweet pepper harvest this year, so I dont have all my plants with fruit at the same time. Can anyone tell me how long before I plant the next group?
cactusman8
San Marcos, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 31, 2008
5:28 PM

Post #5031154

If all goes well, peppers bear continuously until frost gets 'em. Yield should increase as plant size increases. There is no need to stagger plantings; all you need to do is find enough friends and relatives to give them to if you went overboard on the number of plants. Paul
stickfigure
Wallingford, PA

June 3, 2008
9:46 PM

Post #5047892

thanks . I think I can manage that. I love it when the answer is easier than my original plan.
Anitra
Seattle, WA

June 8, 2008
11:15 PM

Post #5073631

I've read that peppers are actually a perennial: you can keep one going for years if you bring it indoors during the winter. I am hoping to do that with my hot peppers. The little creatures are so hard to get going I darn well want them to last more than one season!

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