If you have ever been distressed by the leaves on your pepper plant dropping off you might be interested in this info because it gives a reason for it. There are many things which could affect plants so it’s often hard to know what the real problem is when something like this happens.
- If you see leaves dropping from pepper plants, you should act quickly to prevent serious damage and to save your crop.
- To thrive, pepper plants need a very sunny planting location and moist soil with good drainage.
- Both overwatering and underwatering can result in pepper plant leaf drop. You should water mature plants once or twice a week, no more, no less.
“Don’t run for the hose in the heat of the day if you see the pepper leaves wilting. Leaves naturally droop a little at this time, but they don’t need water.”