Tepin Pepper Plants?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Heirloom Pepper Plants?

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 »

Perennial Pepper Plants?

Whether a pepper plant is an annual or a perennial all depends on how you take care of it or the location in which it grows. Generally, all pepper plants are perennials. However, they are susceptib... Read More »

When do i pick my pepper plants?

On One Hand: Use the Harvest Date on the Seed PackageMost packaged pepper seeds indicate a harvest date for optimum picking. Since peppers are planted at various times of the year, the harvest date... Read More »