whats wrong with my jalapenos?

the peppers themselves seem to be turning dark/blackish while still on the plant. 

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1 Answer

  • Ben
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    Looks normal to me. Sometimes peppers have a dark blackish or purplish colouration in patches like that. I think it has something to do with sun on the fruit. It's harmless, both to the growth of the fruit and to you.

    As a general rule of thumb, as long as the fruit is still firm there is nothing wrong with it. It's soft patches (or holes, of course) which indicate a problem, usually some sort of rot. 

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