Chilli Pepper 'Hungarian Hot Wax'

Capsicum annuum 'Hungarian Hot Wax'x

profile iconFully Ripe Hungarian Wax pepper (Red)
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A close up of the red fruit of Chilli Hungarian Wax.
profile iconFully Ripe Hungarian Wax pepper (Red)
by Accuruss (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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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.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Fruiting time

Summer, Autumn

Harvesting

Harvest fruits when ripe.

Propagation

Seed

Sow seed under glass in February or March.

Special features

Attractive fruits

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

Special features

Origin

Europe, Eurasia

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Sand, Loam

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Personality

Family

Solanaceae

Flower colour

White

Scent

Mild
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