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Beginner Gardening: Pepper Plant Leaves Curling, 1 by jminator22

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Subject: Pepper Plant Leaves Curling

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jminator22 wrote:
I planted several pepper plants (Sweet Costa Rican Hybrid, Yellow Honeycrisp, Red Cal Wonder, and Jalapenos). In the past 2-3 days the leaves began to curl and some of the new growth has a wrinkled appearance. Some of the plants are in a raised bed and some in 5 gallon buckets with holes in the bottom for drainage. They were all transplanted outside about 2 weeks ago. The temperature the past 2 nights have dipped down to the mid-40s. I am leaning toward over-watering, but just wanted to see what some of you think. I have them on a drip irrigation with 1/4 inch soaker hose and have been watering every 2 days for about 10 minutes. Thank you in advance for the help.


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