• No, all peppers aren't actually the same plant

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    A viral tweet is claiming that green, red, orange, and yellow bell peppers are all the same plant at different degrees of ripeness.
    It's not true.
    They're all different plants.
    However, it is true that sometimes green peppers are simply unripe red ones.
    There's a viral claim going around that the green, red, orange, and yellow bell peppers you see in grocery stores are all the same plant.
    As the theory goes, peppers start out as green, then turn yellow and orange as they ripen, before finally turning red.
    Here's the thing: It's not true.
    The claim went viral on Twitter when Call Me Amy, a...
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