Q: Hi Dave
I have noticed what looks like small spiders’ webs on parts of one of my plants. I can’t see any bugs near them and was wondering what this is. Also, I contacted Seed Savers in search of Congo seeds, but no luck there. They say that they don’t and won’t have any. I did, however, find out that Congo seeds are available to buy on Tobago but in huge quantities and with a cost of USD 250!
A: Hello Mark:
Sounds like spider mites to me. See: http://www.fiery-foods.com/dave/pests4.asp#Spider%20Mites
The more generic "Red Caribbean" seeds will produce pods very similar to Congo peppers.