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small leaves on peppers? normal?

Posted by LocoGuy none (My Page) on
Fri, Nov 11, 11 at 8:27

is it normal for jalapenos and other peppers to start growing smaller leaves. I dont see any bugs or anything like that. Here is a pic
Jalapeno


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RE: small leaves on peppers? normal?

I hate to say it but that looks like mites . I would suggest a miticide .


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RE: small leaves on peppers? normal?

Keep an eye on things. Often, the pests will go after the tender new growth. If things don't improve on their own, you'll need to take action.


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RE: small leaves on peppers? normal?

This happens with all the peppers ihave tried growing. They grow fine for about two months, then the leaves start growing little. I thought maybe it was something else, but not bugs. I really cant see any bugs.


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RE: small leaves on peppers? normal?

Looks like pests to me.
Aphids always cause distorted new growth on my plants.
Eventually, the plants grow vigorously enough that the aphids can't keep up.

Josh


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