Heirloom Pepper Plants?

Answer Attesting to the long-running love affair between peppers and people, chili pepper traces dating to 7000 B.C. have been found in Mexican ruins, writes Lynn Coulter in "Gardening with Heirloom Seeds... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Heirloom Pepper Plants

What are rare heirloom seeds&plants?

The term "heirloom" applied to seeds indicates that the seeds have been "open-pollinated," and have not been genetically engineered or hybrid to suit commercial interests.Genetically ModifiedGeneti... Read More »

Do Ladybugs Eat Pepper Plants?

Most ladybugs are a help in the garden. They eat greenfly, and so any plant infested with greenfly will more often than not have ladybugs nearby. Pepper plants are not eaten by ladybugs. The pretty... Read More »

Tepin Pepper Plants?

Tepin pepper plants (Capsicum annuum v. aviculare), also known as Chilepin, are the wild progenitor plant for jalapeño, poblano and cayenne peppers. Tepin is a tiny, round fruit ¼ inch in diamet... Read More »

Wilting Pepper Plants?

Pepper plants are part of the nightshade family along with, tomato and eggplant. They can be susceptible to similar diseases. However, wilting leaves do not always mean disaster. Sometimes it could... Read More »