curly chillies - Knowledgebase Question

widnes, TX
Question by the_mongoose
August 23, 2005
The fruits on one batch of my chilli plants (all the same variety) are curling up, they look like an


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Answer from NGA
August 23, 2005

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Frankly, I don't know! Because some varieties of pepper are curled like this, my only guess is that maybe the seeds or plants were mislabeled. If the peppers are sound -- not rotting or showing signs of insect damage -- then I can only guess this explanation. Sometimes poor pollination results in mishapen fruits, but since peppers are essentially self-pollinating I don't think this is the case. Sorry I can't be of more help!

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