Just got off the phone with a buddy who is new to gardening. He was looking
at Hungarian Wax, and Hungarian Hot at the local K-Mart, and wanted to know
what the difference was. To the best of my knowledge, they would BOTH be hot
peppers, but I don't know why they were named differently. I also told him I
thought the sweet ones that looked like Hungarians were called banana peppers.
Anyone able to help us out here? Thanks!
On Mon, 16 May 2005 15:26:48 -0400, "Ken Anderson"
There are hundreds upon hundreds upon hundreds of varieties of
peppers. Hungarian Wax and Hot peppers may be similar,
ie, both might be wax-type peppers; or they may be two entirely
different varieties. Are there pictures on the little tag? Do the
pods look similar?
There is at least one hot banana pepper, btw; but I think most
banana peppers are sweet.
Hope that's not too confusing...
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"ElissaAnn" < email@example.com>
WalMart must have mislabeled our plants. We thought we were getting
mild banana peppers. I took a bite of one last week and it blew my
My neighbor is a hot pepper fiend...he eats our habanero sauce on
crackers, and this one blew his eyes and socks off as well. And
melted his face.
It was hot.
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