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Chilli Pepper 'Hungarian Hot Wax'

Capsicum annuum 'Hungarian Hot Wax'x

Fully Ripe Hungarian Wax pepper (Red) by Accuruss (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

60cm

50cm

Min

30cm

1 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Harvest fruits when ripe.

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Chilli Pepper 'Hungarian Hot Wax' Overview

Capsicum annuum 'Hungarian Hot Wax' is a short lived half hardy perennial. It produces tapering long fruit that ripen from green through yellow, orange to red.

Common problems with Chilli Pepper 'Hungarian Hot Wax'

How to propagate Chilli Pepper 'Hungarian Hot Wax'

Seed

Sow seed under glass in February or March.

Special features of Chilli Pepper 'Hungarian Hot Wax'

Attractive fruits

The range of colours as the fruit ripens provide an attractive display.