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May 20, 2013 06:24 PM

Any idea what these are?

My hubby planted sugar snap peas, jalapeños ,and green bell peppers. Of course he can't remember which is which, but any idea Which are these?

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  1. definitely not snap peas :)

    1. Looks like pepper, and I'm leaning a little toward bell, but am not sure. If it is, I'd move them farther apart.

      1. Peppers but google pepper plants and images, then you can compare when it's right in front of you.

        1. They don't look like pepper plants or sugar snaps to me. It honestly looks like mint that spread into your garden space.

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          1. re: AmyH

            Nope, not mint, just went out to give it the smell test, lol. But I really thought you were right as we used to have mint in the front yard. It is still a mystery, but thanks everyone for your replies!! I guess we will just wait and see. Whatever it is, it's doing very well ;)

            1. re: NavyMom89

              Here's what one of my pepper plants looks like. The bell peppers and hot peppers look alike. I thought the veins on the leaves of your plants looked more prominent than these, but maybe not.

              I like your "wait and see" attitude. I'm doing the same thing with some plants in my garden that must have come from seeds in the compost. I'm guessing they're melons or pumpkins. Maybe both!

          2. Those have to be from the pepper family. No telling whether jals or bells. Well, no me telling. Def not peas. I also see grass.

            Thin them out with a heavy hand if you want to see anything worth eating. They are too thick.

            If thinning makes you queezy - pull the grass then go do something else. The return and snip the weak plant that is directly bullying another one. Do something else. Then close together and not as strong, then outside the row... until you feel light headed then go have a beer.

            That is what my hubs does.

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            1. re: Sal Vanilla

              Looks just like jalapeño plants I just planted myself.