Ask a Question forum: Parthenocarpic ok?

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Name: Reid
North Branch, MN (Zone 4b)
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Dec 30, 2015 9:29 PM CST
Peppers I ordered say they are parthenocarpic. Are these ok? I have never heard the term before. What dies this mean? Should I stay away from this?
Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Dec 30, 2015 9:42 PM CST
It just means it produces fruit without fertilization, therefore it will be seedless.

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