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Post  No_Such_Reality on 5/19/2012, 9:46 am

My bed I transplanted is still sluggish, however, most of the transplanted peppers (sweet & hot) are around 8-9 inches tall. They also all have set a fruit. Operative word 'a'. So I have all these pint size pepper plants pumping their energy into a single fruit.

Since the plants are small, should I prune the single fruit in the hope that the plant will grow more or should I let it go?

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Post  walshevak on 5/19/2012, 10:01 am

Where are you? My answer may differ depending.

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Post  No_Such_Reality on 5/19/2012, 10:57 am

Coastal So-Cal, Sunset Zone 22.

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Post  walshevak on 5/19/2012, 2:26 pm

You have enough growing time to pinch it off.

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