Yellow peppers, as other colors peppers grow well in home gardens. While these plants often grow well in the home vegetable garden, there are several diseases, pests and conditions that contribute to reduced crop yield or crop damage. Knowing what to expect before planting gardens yellow pepper helps prepare for potential problems that may occur during the growing season.
Fruiting bodies Failure
Sometimes plants appear healthy during the growing season, but not to produce any fruit as the season goes on. Pepper plants experiencing sensitivity to high temperatures, making it difficult for flowers to grow healthy peppers. Extended exposure to daytime temperatures of over 90 degrees Celsius and the night temperature above 75 degrees caused peppers fall flowers. Cool temperatures also to leaf drop. Temperatures between 70 and 85 degrees Celsius to produce healthy red pepper.
Sunken Dry Areas
Yellow peppers occasionally develop dry, sunken,. Black colored areas on the ends of the pepper This condition, known as blossom end rot, affects on tomatoes. Uneven watering or exposure to drought lead the development of blossom end rot and lack of calcium production of the plant. Remove and destroy infected peppers. Water pepper early in the day with a soaker hose, recommends the Ohio State University Extension website. Keep soil moist, avoid dried ground and puddles of water in the garden.
Pepper plants covered with a sticky residues show the presence of aphids. Aphids carry and transmit fungal diseases that can develop pepper plants to mosaic patterns on the leaves. Aphid infested peppers develop a sooty mold growth. Treat pepper plants treated with an approved insecticide aphids.
Caterpillar and Caterpillar as well as insect problems for the yellow pepper gardener. These insects including armyworms, cutworms and lopers to feed on the leaves of the pepper plant, which leaves widespread problems. Young caterpillars usually eat the underside of the leaves, while adults eat the entire leaf. Adult worms also eat large holes in the surface of the pepper fruit. Contact your agricultural extension office for recommended caterpillar and worm treatment products.
Spots on Peppers
Peppers exposed in the harsh, hot, afternoon sun, have a tendency to tan or brown colored spots on the surface of the plant to develop. Occasionally, young, developing peppers covered translucent spots. Move plants to a shady place or erect a temporary umbrella over the peppers in the garden. Before planting peppers, watching as the sun plays on the garden. Pepper plants in an area with exposure to sunlight in the morning or evening instead of the afternoon sun, if possible. Can help a temporary shade structure also reduce the temperature to pepper plants.