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So you’re thinking about growing peppers but aren’t sure about their nutrient requirements, and more importantly, whether or not they need fertilizing.

Read on below for a quick answer.

Gardening question of the day: do all pepper plants need fertilizer?

The Answer: yes, all peppers need fertilizer, especially in the early stages. Pepper plants use lots of nitrogen which is responsible for good-looking, healthy leaves. While producing fruits, peppers use less nitrogen but plenty of potassium and phosphorus.

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