April 24, 2020

Planting Peppers in the Home Garden

a pile of peppers

Peppers belong to the Solanaceae or nightshade family (along with tomatoes, potatoes, and eggplants). Peppers are easy to grow, don’t require a great deal of space in the garden, and produce good yields.

Types of Peppers

Peppers can be divided into several different groups/types based on pungency, flavor, culinary use, fruit shape, and color. Commonly grown types include:

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2019 ISU Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Annual Report

Learn more about the Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic and what staff accomplished in 2019.