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    Shlee is offline Germinator
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    Default Peppers

    Hi,
    this is my first post on here.

    I'm wondering if anyone knows when a pepper plant should start flowering?
    I planted mine around 2 months ago and it looks healthy. It's still growing and I'm watering it daily. Sometimes twice a day.

    I would be grateful for any help in solving my pepper problem!

    Thanks

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    Hi Schlee, welcome to the Vine. Whereabouts are you? Where is your pepper and what type is it? How big is it, and what size pot is it in? Pictures would be helpful if you have them.

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    Well, I couldn't tell you what type of pepper it is, i just kept the seeds from a pepper I had.
    I'm in the North East. Would that make a difference? i have them in a medium sized pot - It's not a small one. They are indoors in the sun.
    I just don't know if I'm doing anything wrong. My thyme is growing and just planted some radish seeds and they've started sprouting.

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    Well done for germinating the seeds. I assume it was a bell or sweet pepper. Have you just the one plant, or several in the same pot? How tall is it? Location does make a difference when giving advice, more especially if you are growing stuff outside. You can add your location to your profile, then it will show up on your posts.

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    I will add my location. Theses quite a few plants in one same pot. Should I separate them now?
    They have grown quite tall. Probably approx. 10cm or so?

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    Peppers need to be one plant per pot. You can separate them now and repot into 3 or 4 inch pots. However, it is late in the season to be growing from seed so I don't know if you will get a crop this year.

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    One per pot? I'm gonna need alot of pots. haha! Well thank you for your advice. I will get them re-potted this weekend.

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    Hello and welcome Shlee. Did you sow them in June then? That's a little late for pepppers, they need as long a season as you can give them. I started mine around Jan/Feb and some have small fruits but some are still yet to set fruit. You don't really want to be starting them any later than March especially up north. You say they're indoors. Is that in a greenhouse or on a windowsill? If they're on a windowsill they may not be getting enough sun.

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