Pepper Plants

Asked May 15, 2018, 9:00 PM EDT

We picked up peppers at the North Hennepin Plant Sale last Thursday and planted them on Sunday. Several are exhibiting issues with the leaves. I have attached photos. The first two are off of one plant and the other appears to be a different problem with the leaves curling. I am not finding anything online. Any suggestions?

Hennepin County Minnesota

1 Response

Brown edges and curling edges are signs of plant stress. Usually it is not enough water and/or too much heat. Check under the leaves. There might be a pest involved as well. I can’t tell if there is a chewing insect or just a torn leaf. Also peppers usually do best in warmer weather when evening temps are higher. See: https://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/vegetables/growing-tomatoes-peppers-and-eggplant/. See also: https://growagoodlife.com/growing-peppers/