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we have some bell pepper plants about 4 months old and we have plenty of green foilage and no flowers. What are we doing wrong? How can we reverse the effects of too much nitrogen?

we have some bell pepper plants about 4 months old and we have plenty of green foilage and no flowers. What are we doing wrong? How can we reverse the effects of too much nitrogen?

Submitted: 11:04AM, 27 Mar 2015
Answer: There can be a number of reasons for plants not flowering. Too much nitrogen can cause excessive foliage growth at the cost of flower and fruit growth. It is always best to fertilise with a balanced fertiliser which should contain a good ratio of Nitrogen to Phosphorus to Potassium (N:P:K). Using a fertiliser like Yates Thrive Flower and Fruit should help correct any imbalance while encouraging you peppers to flower.
You should also make sure you plants are receiving enough sun, water and are free from pests and diseases as all of these can also cause a plant not to flower.
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