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May 19, 2018 8:26 PM CST
|Hey guys! I'm new to gardening and I just recently bought a pepper plant. When purchased it had one pepper growing. It was a very top heavy plant and I read everywhere to 'prune' it back so it grows more like a bush (more peppers). I cut it back two days ago and I'm wondering if I did the right thing and if anybody can give me encouragement that my plant will produce in a few months. Any tips are welcome! Thanks.
May 21, 2018 2:21 PM CST
|Hi and welcome to NGA!!
You absolutely did the right thing .. I see all sorts of new growth! You're going to have a nice busy plant in a few weeks. In future, any time you prune a plant like that stick what you pruned off into the soil about 2 inches and it should root giving you more plants!
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