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Post  Eric Lingo on Sat 30 May 2015 - 11:06

ok..I am not 100% sure what plant this is I am wanting to say bell pepper but its like 5ft tall the other problem is I didnt plant any bell pepper even in this bed so I am clueless..the only thing I planted on or around this is either eggplant or green beans and I am 99% sure its not either one but can be wrong.


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Post  camprn on Sat 30 May 2015 - 11:11

The quality of the photo is not great but I can say with assurance the plant is not a pepper.

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Post  Eric Lingo on Sat 30 May 2015 - 11:12

ya think there was some thing on the Ipad lense will have to go take onther picture and wana get a closer shot of the veg/fruit growth

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Post  Eric Lingo on Sat 30 May 2015 - 11:14

1 thing I can say about it its a plant left over from my fall planting I decided to leave it cause it seemed to be doing well so its been growing for what 8-9 months now

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Post  mollyhespra on Sun 31 May 2015 - 4:41

It looks like you have some fruit on the plant.  Peppers can get huge in your zone.  Could it be a hot pepper of some kind like a cayenne?

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Post  camprn on Sun 31 May 2015 - 5:10

Having taken a second look at the photo, and one that actually loaded properly to my phone, I have to retract my previous statement. It may indeed be a pepper plant. Were you able to get a better photograph?

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Post  sanderson on Sun 31 May 2015 - 9:11

It's a volunteer? Our winters are mild and peppers can often overwinter outside. My healthiest tomato plant is a volunteer in a table top where I previously planted corn and beans. Go figure.

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Post  CapeCoddess on Sun 31 May 2015 - 9:29

@sanderson wrote: Our winters are mild and peppers can often overwinter outside. 
Wow.

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Post  Eric Lingo on Sun 31 May 2015 - 15:24

here are better pictures



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Post  camprn on Sun 31 May 2015 - 16:54

Yes it's a type of pepper! lucky you!

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Post  Eric Lingo on Sun 31 May 2015 - 20:53

but the thing is HUGE..its getting to be taller then I am and I am 6'4" I didnt think they got that high
I have some other bell peppers growing and they dont even remotely look like this

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Post  sanderson on Sun 31 May 2015 - 21:51

Volunteers seem to be so vibrant!

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Post  Roseinarosecity on Sun 31 May 2015 - 23:12

You could have a piquin, also called bird pepper.  It's a very small pepper, very hot, and often eaten by birds.  I have one in a pot, but it's only 3 feet right now and its growth is limited by the pot.

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