Small plants producing fruit

UrbanscoutJune 21, 2011

Hey guys, I just want to start off by saying that the community has helped me in all so many ways and my gratitude to all of you.

I've started growing peppers in May (Well no peppers yet but a few flowers.) My friend had gave me a whole bunch of other peppers which were pretty small but some had fruit on them. My question is if I leave any fruit on the plants will they cease in growing bigger and bushier? Any tips would be great!

Thanks guys!

Nick

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chile_freak

they will continue to grow w/ fruit on them they will just grow @ a slightly reduced rate depending on how small u r talking about it may be the best idea to snip the flowers and or fruit to let the plant grow but if it isn't too small I say just let the peppers grow

    Bookmark   June 21, 2011 at 11:42PM
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willardb3

Leave it alone, it's fruiting, the very thing you're after.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2011 at 8:45AM
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romy6(9)

I would only snip them if they are really small plants. Once mine get about a foot tall I let them go.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2011 at 8:49AM
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Urbanscout

They're way smaller that a foot but i ended up snipping them it's alright. I'm pretty sure they'll keep producing more fruit. Thanks guys!

    Bookmark   June 22, 2011 at 5:21PM
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Timmy25

My jalapeno plant is producing extremely small peppers and the plant is small...can you tell me what may cause this??

    Bookmark   July 30, 2011 at 9:49PM
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