75-85 days. Unique, carrot-shaped pods turn a dark red-orange when mature. This hot and rich flavored pepper can be converted into dried pepper flakes, made into hot sauce, or chopped up and used as a pizza topping for heat lovers. Plants grow to about 2 feet in height. This rare cultivar was donated by food historian, William Woys Weaver to Seed Savers Exchange in 1996. According to Seed Savers Exchange, the pepper was developed by Mennonite horticulturist Jacob B. Garber in the 19th century. William Woys Weaver obtained the seeds from the Martin family of Pennsylvania in 1971.
Keywords (optional; may include species, genus, family, planting season, etc): Capsicum annuum
Is this seed certified organic?:
No, but no synthetic pesticides or fertilizers were used in producing it
No, and synthetic pesticides or fertilizers were used in producing it.
Available year round?:
No; see lister's profile for availability times
Quantity (optional; may be min. # of seeds, or packet weight, or other measure of quantity): 25 Seeds
Listing created Nov 25, 2019