Hot Pepper, Hot Banana Pepper, Wax Pepper

Capsicum annuum 'Hungarian Wax'

 

 

  • Traditionally used for pickling
  • Great for soups or salads
  • Medium to hot heat

Details

Long and tapering, the Hungarian Wax Pepper is a creamy yellow color with a waxy translucent finish. It matures to a striking red-orange to red color. The pods can grow to 5 to 7 inches. This Hot Banana pepper probably has the widest heat range of any chile. It requires a taste test in order to judge its piquancy as it can vary from warm to moderately hot. Matures in 65-70 days

 

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Type:

Vegetable

Sun/Shade:

Full Sun

Hardiness Zone:

Not hardy

Height:

24-36 inches

Spread:

18-24 inches

 
 
 
 

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