Debating bringing in the scotchies and jalepenos over weekend

redondoaaronNovember 3, 2011

I've got two scotch bonnets, one which has about 20 fruits in all stages of growth, and a jalepeno that's heavy with peppers. We're getting a freak cold front this weekend, but we'll be out of town for the next 4 days. Supposed to get down to 45F at night with light rain.

Should I bring them in over the weekend, or will they tolerate a couple cool nights? There's a little direct sun in the house, mostly indirect light though. This is my first year growing peppers.

thanks!

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tsheets(5)

They should be fine.

    Bookmark   November 3, 2011 at 6:53PM
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simsedward

I agree, I say leave them. My peppers survived weeks in the high 30's (planted in the ground). You should be fine in the 40's for a while.

    Bookmark   November 3, 2011 at 7:28PM
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redondoaaron

Thanks for the response!

    Bookmark   November 3, 2011 at 8:40PM
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Edymnion(7a)

Yeah, generally you don't have to worry unless there is a danger of frost.

    Bookmark   November 4, 2011 at 8:57AM
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simsedward

let us know what you decided...and how you made out.
Best wishes

    Bookmark   November 6, 2011 at 6:23AM
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