Spicy exchange / 2023
How long do peppers produce?
Not sure where to start? I've put together a 34-page guide to help you grow an abundant harvest.
The growth cycle of peppers depends on weather conditions, causing them to stop growing at varying times throughout the year, depending on the specific location. In Northern Illinois, they typically stop growing in early October.
In most parts ofthe country, peppers will not survive the winter as they cannot withstand freezing temperatures. You typically need to replant new pepper plants during the following spring or summer.
To hasten the ripening process, it is essential to ensure that the plant enjoys optimal conditions in terms of sunlight, nutrients, and temperature. You can also cover them with frost blankets if the temperature is only occasionally dropping dangerously low.
The "green thumb" is a myth — with the right information, anyone can successfully grow peppers. Enjoy this free 34-page guide to help you grow an abundant harvest.