Does pollen affect the taste of peppers?
My neighbor was remarking that his cayenne pepper is hotter than it should be, so it must have cross-pollinated with a pepper next to it.
It is my understanding that the fruits from this year's pepper will not be affected by any plant sex that is going on. If you plant the seeds from this year's crop, then you will see the effects, but not in the fruits of a plant that was started with lst year's seeds.
Am I correct?