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Sulphur and Sweet Peppers

Sulphur and Sweet Peppers
Posted by Tony Massara from PA on 2002-05-28 22:06:02

Several gardeners in my family have planted a pack of matches with each sweet pepper to provide sulphur. Is there any reason to believe this works?
  • Peppers
    Posted by Shirley from Oh/5 on 2002-06-07 14:33:07

    My family use to use the match book trick too. I now use a tablespoon of epsom salt in with my peppers when I plant them. Epsom salt is Magnesium Sulfate. It does get the peppers off to a good start and makes their stems nice and sturdy. Enjoy your peppers!

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