Thai Hot Turning Black

ejh805(8b)July 24, 2012

Hey everyone

About a month ago I bought two Thai Birdseye plants from a big box store. They were labeled just as "Thai Hot", but I've looked around and they are FAR too tiny to be regular Thai Hot, so I believe they are Thai Birds Eye. (there are probably about 40+ peppers all together, all less than an inch in length)

Anyways, they are supposed to turn red when fully ripe. Last week most were bright green, some were a bit darker. Now those darker ones are black.

Is something wrong with the peppers or is this just part of maturing for some hot peppers?

Thanks in advance :)

-Emily

PS If anyone wants to share recipes I can use these in, I'd appreciate it.

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Darylltx

My tiny (and mine are 1/4 inch round max)chile piquien all turn black from green for about a week, then they turn bright red.

    Bookmark   July 24, 2012 at 5:14PM
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ejh805(8b)

Thanks, Daryll :)

    Bookmark   July 24, 2012 at 5:22PM
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TheMasterGardener1(5B)

Yup mine are doing the same.

They turn green to a black-green.

They are by far the most productive, compact I have ever worked with. I have had no pod drop with them at all, for sure a winner. They are very hot!!! I will for sure be doing all thai peppers next season!!

You can even see in this pic the one or two that are turning the dark color.

    Bookmark   July 24, 2012 at 6:11PM
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