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Blossom End Rot

  • Affects only fruit
  • The side or bottom of the pepper turns tan and soft, then black and sunken
  • Secondary rot from fungi or bacteria may occur on affected fruit
  • Fruit may look short or stumpy, not fully expanded
  • Common when water levels vary from irrigation or drought followed by rain
  • More information on Blossom End Rot...

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