SHOP BY DEPARTMENT
Houzz Logo Print
emeraldtriangle

Pepper plants are going one-by-one, in a row!

EmeraldTriangle
9 years ago

Hello all!
I have been growing some Caribbean Red chiles in a raised garden bed. I am not 100% sure of the soil mixture besides it is topsoil mixed with steer manure and possibly some compost. We did not grow these plants from seed, we bought them from a garden center. They were about a foot high.
We started to have problems with the plants looking yellow, all of the pods would fall off and the plant would eventually die. We had a total of 6 plants, and they are dying one by one, in a row.
I am curious because if we were watering them too much, wouldn't they all die at once?
About three weeks ago, we used a fish fertilizer that reads 5-1-1. It does not seem to help because we only have 2 chile plants left :(
One of the two plants, wilts during the day. I know it only wilts during the day because I look in the early morning, and it looks fine. By the evening, it looks sad!
I should also add that we live in Phoenix, Arizona. It has been raining lately with lots of humidity.
Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

Comments (5)

Sponsored
Elegant Kitchen and Bath
Average rating: 5 out of 5 stars11 Reviews
VA & DC's Finest General Contractor