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Fish Pepper (25 seeds) (HPP122) $2.75

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80 days. An African-American heirloom popular in the Philadelphia/Baltimore region. A pre-1947 variety that was used in fish and shellfish cookery. The color of the fruit range from green, orange, brown, white and red, being spicy and hot. What really makes this pepper stand out is its wonderful foliage, as the 2-feet tall plants have stunning white and green mottled leaves, which makes this variety superb for ornamental and edible landscaping.
 
Fish Pepper
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 30
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.5

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
John
Location:
Skiatook, OK, United States
Date:
July 17, 2017
          5.0
 
Love the fish pepper
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow, great producers

What are the cons? Fragile plants

Review:

Wonderful pepper, grows and produces well in hot, humid Oklahoma summers. Only fault is that plants are a bit fragile - always take care when harvesting peppers.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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6 out of 6 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Km
Location:
Cary, NC, United States
Date:
January 26, 2017
          5.0
 
YUM
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 2.5
 

What are the pros? Prolific, handled drought well

What are the cons? Late maturity

Review:

These took awhile before they began to produce but once they did WOW! I had pounds and pounds of fruit from just three plants. I made a hot sauce from the peppers that has gotten rave reviews!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Erin B.
Location:
Oklahoma City, OK, United States
Date:
January 23, 2017
          5.0
 
Good choice
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Beautiful Plant

What are the cons? None

Review:

I grew this plant to give to my mom, who lives in OKC, for Mother's Day in 2016. I started several and gave the best looking to her. Good germination. My mom planted it in her flowerbed right in front of her house, facing west. I was a little nervous that the OK afternoon sun would be a bit much for it but such was not the case! Plant grew and was bushy and beautiful! Tons of peppers! She loved the variegation, both on the leaves and peppers. Because of the lighter leaves, you could see the peppers all the way to the street when they turned red! It made a great conversation piece when she had people over. She tried one and said it was too spicy for her, but, based on the other reviews here, I think maybe she should have tried another. I live in central TX and grew most of my peppers (5 dif kinds) in 5-gal buckets. It is Jan and this pepper, while a great looking plant, has still not bloomed for me. I suspect it is me, though, as my other types were slow as well. Spring will tell!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
City Gardener
Location:
Denver, CO, United States
Date:
January 8, 2017
          5.0
 
Fun to grow and productive
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Interesting foliage, yield

What are the cons? none

Review:

Ended up planting these in my flower bed rather than with the other veggies. The foliage is unique and many of the peppers showed cream striations when green, turning to a solid red at maturity. I used them fresh (thin skinned) and also dried. They took longer to dry than the Thai types, but were hotter and of nice flavor. They were the first of the peppers I grew to produce. Will do these again.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
dmwenha
Location:
Richland Center, WI, United States
Date:
December 27, 2016
          4.0
 
Diane
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Great for Hot sauce

What are the cons? Super soft when red

Review:

I discovered how amazing this pepper is to make hot sauce. It is sweet with the right heat! Nice when green and striped. Oops, did not check them for a few days and there were a lot of red ones. Very easy to grow. Could use support, plants were very prolific!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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