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Question: Can Anyone Identify This Pepper?

comments (3) August 17th, 2012 in Gallery

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CDargz CDargz, member
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I guess theyll be orange... :)

I'm not sure what type of pepper plant this is. It was grown from seed collected from store-bought peppers. I forget what type, but I remember the peppers being sweet and colored orange, yellow or red.

Several peppers have developed on the plant, but they are all still green. Can anyone tell me what type they are, or when (if ever) will they change colour?


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CDargz writes: Thanks Jillian for your assistance and Joseph from Arrowhead Alpines Plant Nursery for enriching me with valuable knowledge!

They've started turning orange and will be ready to pick soon. More pictures to be added.
Posted: 7:47 am on August 23rd
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Posted: 10:02 am on August 20th
Jillian_Faye writes: Hello! I posted your question on our facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/FineGardeningMagazine) and we have a response! Joseph Tychonievich of Arrowhead Alpines Plant Nursery says: Most pepper you buy at the store are F1 hybrids, so they won't come true from seed. However, since the sweet trait is caused by a recessive gene, If the parent was sweet, the seedlings will be sweet as well. All peppers change color when they mature, but given she doesn't remember what color the parent was, there is no way to know what color these will be, or how long it will take.
Posted: 10:00 am on August 20th
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