Hot Hungarian Wax ORG
The Hungarian Wax is a bright yellow, medium-hot pepper that averages 5" in length and turns red when mature. The compact plants grow up to 24" tall and are very productive in short-season climates. Early and widely adapted, this is a great all-purpose pepper for processing and pickling, suitable for the home garden. 2,000 Scoville Heat Units.
Since the mid 16th century, the Hungarians have performed culinary marvels with both hot and sweet peppers. Hungarian Hot Wax pepper seeds come from a cross between the mild banana pepper, native to Hungary, with hot chile peppers. This new variety of hot pepper came to the United States in 1932 and gained immediate popularity.
Big and juicy banana-shaped waxy peppers grow 5” long on 3’ tall plants. Ripens from pale yellow to deep golden orange and finally cherry red. Very productive even in cool weather. Great for short seasons. This pepper originated from Hungary in 1941 and is also known as Hot Banana Wax. For milder peppers with less heat, harvest early when pale green-yellow. As the pepper matures to red it gets hotter. These look like sweet Hungarian peppers and the only way to tell them apart is the heat! sandwiches.Capsicum annuum. (68 days)
Heat Level: Hot. Scoville 5,000–10,000 Organic, open-pollinated, heirloom.
~ Packet contains 10 seeds.
||Full Sun, 6-8 Hours/Day
||Heavy, 6 Gallons/Day
||Moderate, 65-85 Days Harvest
||6 Plants, 3 Row