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Fish Pepper (25 seeds) (HPP122) $2.75

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Fish Pepper

         
 
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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’ 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: 39
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.5

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2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Fields363
Location:
St. Albans, WV, United States
Date:
August 2, 2018
          4.0
 
Unique and Interesting Pepper
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Very ornamental

What are the cons? Long time to ripen

Review:

This is certainly an interesting variety. The leaves are almost a camouflage pattern with white, grey, and green. Seems the more white the leaf is the more white the pepper close by is. I got both all green, marbled green, and all white peppers from one plant. 18 peppers and counting, they were smaller than i thought they would be. Heat is similar to a jalapeno, but with a different and unique taste. The peppers seem to take a long time to turn red, but they taste just fine green. Planted these in May, and now in August some are just starting to ripen.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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9 out of 10 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Costa
Location:
Mount Juliet, TN, United States
Date:
January 31, 2018
          5.0
 
Delicious
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Robust plant

What are the cons? none

Review:

These are awesome to pickle. Add your favorite Spices and garlic. They are addictive

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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9 out of 10 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Jane
Location:
Gloucester, VA, United States
Date:
January 27, 2018
          5.0
 
Abundant harvest
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? variety of color and heat

What are the cons? none

Review:

I have grown these for 2 years and had an abundant crop both years. We use them fresh but found that if you smoke and dehydrate them and grind them into a powder you can use them in soups, sauces ,stews and chili they add a great flavor and warmth without scorching heat

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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13 out of 17 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
fluffy
Location:
Seattle, WA, United States
Date:
December 6, 2017
          5.0
 
A Good Dang Time
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? prolific, fun stripey fruit

What are the cons? small plant

Review:

Well now, I've grown these in WI and I've grown em in Seattle. And by golly, if it ain't a humdinger! People said they're slow to fruit--that's fair--but give em time and you'll see how prolific the lil fellows can be! The fruits just kept coming! And you know, the foliage is kinda variable, not that exciting--but I'm not worried! Because just look at those cute stripey peps with a rainbow of all sorts of color and you'll be sore amazed!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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7 out of 10 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
duffij
Location:
Wasilla, AK, United States
Date:
September 29, 2017
          5.0
 
Fish Pepper
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Did very well even in Alaska.

What are the cons? Aphids love it

Review:

This variety did extremely well- last year was amazing for SantaFe peppers and this year they struggled-yet the Fish flourished even outside at times due to Aphid infestation. Last night at sub 50 degree it looks great. I agree they would be a good substitute for my Thai Ascent chili's. Will save seeds and grow many more. Jeff

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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