Aphids on peppers

Aphids on peppers

Aphids on peppers  are not beautiful and annoy every gardener. They cause unsightly discoloration on the leaves and can endanger the entire harvest. The best remedy for aphids on paprika  is prevention. A healthy plant has enough protective mechanisms. Therefore, make sure that your plants are healthy and strong and grow under perfect conditions and conditions, because only healthy plants have enough protective mechanisms to defend themselves against insects, pests and other diseases.

Aphids on peppers
Aphids on peppers

Aphids on peppers brief info:

The genus paprika belongs to the nightshade family. Their fruits are particularly popular as vegetables. In addition, paprika is often used as a spice. Chilli and hot peppers also belong to the family of peppers. Capsaicin creates the spiciness in the peppers. Depending on the concentration, this will then be sharper or milder.

The paprika and the chilli were chosen as Vegetable of the Year 2015/2016 in Germany. Peppers are usually herbaceous plants of several years and can reach a height of 150 centimeters. The leaves of the peppers are oval to egg-shaped and about 30 centimeters long and 15 centimeters wide. The fruit of the peppers is called a pod, but if you look closer botanically, it is a berry. More precisely, a dry berry. The pericarp consists of a firm skin followed by the pulp.

Fighting aphids on peppers: 

  • Keep peppers warm, sunny and dry
  • Avoid wet parts of the plant
  • Make sure there is sufficient air supply
  • Use beneficial insects to protect against aphids on peppers
  • Sprinkle with soapy water or neem

Fight aphids on peppers with beneficial insects 

They can also fight aphids on peppers with beneficial insects. Make sure that there is always enough space for beneficial insects to retreat and that they give you the chance to reproduce in your garden. Aphids on peppers are often eaten by beneficial insects. The beneficial insects are the aphid’s natural enemy.

Proven remedy against aphids on peppers

These remedies always help against aphids on peppers in an emergency:

Fight aphids on peppers 

In this article you can read what you can do against aphids on peppers and how you  can take action against aphids on peppers . Aphids on peppers are easy to control. For example, beneficial insects or various home remedies can be used. Do not use chemical agents until the last resort in the fight against aphids on peppers.