Rare pepper variety.
The peter pepper, Capsicum annuum var. annuum, is an heirloom chili pepper 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. It occurs in red and yellow varieties. The pepper is considered very rare, and its origin is unknown.
It has a thick fleshy pod that is fairly hot with a unique spicy flavor.
The pepper is most commonly grown in East Texas and Louisiana, although it is grown in Mexico, as well.
Contains 10 heirloom seeds
We bought these as a joke/novelty plant. They produced very well and always gave us a laugh as we walked past them in the garden or as we were harvesting them. Every customer at the Farmer’s market had to stop and look at them. We always sold every one we took with us.