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Hungarian Wax Hot Pepper

On many State Extension Service recommended lists.


Medium hot, 4–6" in length, widely grown in all areas of the South. Strong, upright plant is only 20–24" tall, but bears continuously until frost; very productive. Most often pickled or canned, but also good quality for fresh eating. 58–85 DAYS.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual
  • Height 16 - 24 inches.
  • Germination 7 - 10 days.
  • Shade Required Full Sun

Pepper plants are not available in AE, CA, HI, PR, AK, GU, OR, WA.

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$2.99

For each offer ordered, get approx. 35 seeds per packet.

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  • Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum 'Hungarian Hot Wax'
  • Height: 16 - 24 inches.
  • Spacing: 12 - 24 inches.
  • Depth: 1/4 inch.
  • Spread: 16 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Yield: High yields.
  • Foliage: Dark green foliage.
  • Blooms: Early-mid summer.
  • Fruit: Medium-hot. Yellow hot pepper change from light green to yellow to orange to red. Medium walled 5-8 inch long by 1-2 inch wide peppers, tapered to a point, pendant.
  • Days To Maturity: 70 days.
  • Form: Annual, Upright
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, light, moderately fertile soil, high in organic matter.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 35 seeds per packet.
  • Comments: Hungarian heirloom, sets fruit over a long season. Popular in short season areas due to early maturity.

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