Oct 21, 2019  Week: 43

Mad Hatter Pepper

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Scientific Name : Capsicum baccatum

Common Name : Specialty/Hot Pepper

Blooming Season : Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright

Spacing : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Height : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Width : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.

Type : Hot

Heat : 1 - mild

Class : Unique disc

Habit : Extra large, vigorous

Fruit Color : Green to red

Growth : Indeterminate

Fruit Size : 2-3.5 in./5-9 cm long x 2-2.5 in./5-6 cm wide

Days to maturity from transplant (green) : 65-70

Days to maturity from transplant (ripe) : 85-90

Production Method : Field

  • Flat-disc peppers are crunchy and crisp, with a delicate floral scent and rich flavour that intensifies/sweetens as it matures.
  • In hot, dry climates, a small number of fruit will have a touch of heat close to the seed cavity, but fruit wings are always sweet.
  • Best in-ground with support.
  • All-America Selections National Winner.

All-America Selections Winner