Peppers are part of the Solanaceae family, sometimes called nightshades, along with tomatoes, Irish potatoes and eggplants. Because of this relationship, they share many of the same growing environment requirements of tomatoes and eggplants as well as some of the same pests and diseases. This publication will provide tips for successful growing, caring, and harvesting of peppers in the Tennessee garden.
Published by: University of Tennessee Cooperative Extension
Date Published: August 2018
Link to Resource: https://extension.tennessee.edu/publications/Documents/D60.pdf