Peter Pepper Yellow


Species: Capsicum Annuum

SHU (Scoville Heat Rating): 5 000 – 30 000

Flavour: Milder than the red Peter Pepper, and can be a bit fruitier

Availability: 5 in stock

The Yellow Peter pepper, Like it’s Red relative also a Capsicum annuum and is a heirloom chilli that is best known for its unusual shape. It is a type of Capsicum annuum, though it is not officially recognized as a cultivar of the species. The pepper is considered very rare, and its origin is unknown. The pepper is most commonly grown in East Texas and Louisiana although it is grown in Mexico, as well. It was first popularized in the United States. The pepper has often been noted for its phallic appearance when fully grown. The pepper, particularly the red variety, has been described as a “miniature replica of the ummmm you know when you see it”. It is approximately 3 to 4 inches in length, and 1 to 1.5 inches wide when fully mature. The pod of the pepper has also been noted for its pungency. Peter Pepper Yellow chilli plants grow between 3-4 feet tall.

Small Seed Pack (10 seeds minimum), Medium Seed Pack (25 seeds minimum)