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Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Unexpected red peppers are growing instead of the yellow peppers I thought I had planted.

Yellow peppers ended up red

I have been saving the seeds from the yellow peppers that I have been growing and then using them to start new plants the next season. I was successful with this last season, but this season the peppers are turning out red. One plant is yellow which is really strange since all the seeds I am using came from the same pepper.

I think I understand why this is happening. With the succession of planting, I have bred it back to its original state, I guess. I really don't know a lot about this. I am mostly learning about gardening by trial and error. Feel free to comment on this if you know something.

Nice red peppers are also wonderful. The problem is that I promised friends yellow pepper plants and they are now finding out the plants are producing red peppers instead

Journey through gardening season with Rosa Salter Rodriguez (feature writer), Anne Gregory (Web editor and writer), Frank Noonan (copy editor) and Cathie Rowand (photographer)