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Bad Sign?!

Category: Project Red Chili Pepper | Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:35 pm

Curling new leaves! ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )
Just a couple of days before I noticed that all the new leaves were curling and drying up, couldn't find any visible pest on it so I guess the vegan vampires must be the culprit. The weather was cool so it cannot be any heat causing this.

Chili Flower ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )
While inspecting the plant, I found that it had started to flower again and there were quite a few of them. The foilage is still very thick anf I thiink it will have a hard time growing the fruits in such confine spaces.

Sweet Pepper ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )
Since the time I almost made the plant naked, it had grown back it's foilage but in terms of height just a coupple of miserable centimeters. I wonder whether the weather here is suitable for this species .....

Coming back to the vegan vampires, I had the plant sprayed with my mix of garlic, onions, dish washing liquid and red wine. The next day most of the affected leaves fell off and I continued with the spray. So far so good, no more curly drying out leaves. I wonder what is next!!

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Sjoerd wrote on Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:40 am:

Hello KK-- Well, I hope that the plant continues doing well. It has more leaves now as wellas some buds and flowers. Let's hope that it goes on to deliver you some nice chilies this time.


KK Ng wrote on Thu Dec 29, 2011 2:22 pm:

Thanks Sojerd, still spraying it with the concoction and keeping my fingers crossed.

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