Re: [gardeners] Re: green pepper problem

George Shirley (
Thu, 17 Aug 2000 12:37:02 -0500

Your nighttime temps are in the 80's? Can Miz Anne, Sleepy Dawg, and me move in
with you? It's too blasted hot down here. We should be seeing the temps start to
drop in anticipation of what passes for autumn and fall but instead they are
still rising. As they say in Cajun Land, "It's hot yeah!"


Dorsett wrote:
> > Are peppers like tomatoes where you can gently beat them up and
> > they come on like
> > gang busters?
> >
> >
> > Okie zone 7a
> > aka " Ranchmama "
> > ***************************************
> Yes, they self pollinate to some degree.  But they're more sensitive to
> temperature extremes than tomatoes are.
> They don't set fruit well in very hot weather...I sometimes have blossom
> drop problems in July, when nighttime temperatures are too the
> 80sF...or too low, 55F or so.
>  Barb in Southern Indiana  Zone 5/6
>     A root is a flower that disdains fame.