CAP 1639 Pepper
Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum
Here is the CAP 1639 Pepper also known as Gelbfruechtig pepper, Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum, Scoville units: 1,000 to 20,000 SHU. Read more HERE. This rare and unusual pepper originates from the Bundeszentrale Ex-situ-Genbank landwirtschaftlicher und gärtnerischer Kulturpflanzen in Germany. The strange pepper upright golden pods with one per node. The pods get to around 1.5 inches long and has a rich pepper flavor! Fruits start out green in color and turn to a brith yellow color and eventually a deep dark yellow-orange when fully ripe. Plants can get to 36 inches tall and tend to be a somewhat short sized plant but if pruned and potted they can get very bushy. Pods have an amazing smooth but sometimes sharp flavor with a very nice annuum overtone with medium to low heat and lacks sweetness but very satisfying. Some peppers may be very very hot so be careful! These make a great sauce and adding to your pickling recipes as well as holds up well when frying. It's also good for fresh eating too! Very rare variety makes a great house plant or bonsai! Open pollinated 57 to 84 days.
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