Re: [CH] Funny looking jalapenos

Wilson Phillips (
Wed, 10 Jun 1998 19:34:14 -0500

Habs grow in tropical climates. I don't think they will sunburn in St.
Louis. It doesn't seem possible, but I could be wrong. Even if it is
sunburn, I don't think it will hurt. (pun intended) Maybe the cool spell
put them in a state of susceptibility. Anyone else have an answer?


>Despite the best efforts of out typical St. Louis weather, my peppers
>are producing quite nicely.  However, I took a peek at my japalenos
>yesterday, and they have dark skin on the sunward side of the fruit.
>this typical (sunburn?), or is something awry (disease)?  We've gotten
>good amount of rain lately and we had a bit of a cool spell (50s at
>night), but no other peppers have this funky eggplant look.