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Rust-colored substance in habanero pepper

Rust-colored substance in habanero pepper
Posted by Damian from North Carolina on 2009-07-23 05:55:00

Hello. I just picked a habanero pepper from my garden, sliced it open, and found a rusty substance inside of it. Is this normal? If not, what is it?

http://www4.ncsu.edu/~dmmaddal/DSC_1590.JPG

http://www4.ncsu.edu/~dmmaddal/DSC_1591.JPG

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