Chili pepper 'Hungarian Hot Wax'
Capsicum annuum longum group
'Hungarian Hot Wax' is a Chili pepper variety in the Capsicum genus with a scientific name of Capsicum annuum longum group.
Hungarian Hot Wax’ is a variety of chili with spicy, not not overly hot fruit that turn from pale yellow to red. Thick-walled and fresh flavoured – perfect for stuffing and roasting.This variety is a Vegetable that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Hungarian Hot Wax normally grows to a max height of 1.49 feet (45.72 cm metric).
Mexico is believed to be where Hungarian Hot Wax originates from.
Hungarian Hot Wax Chili pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Chili pepper 'Hungarian Hot Wax'
Some varieties may need to be supported with a cane as the fruit develops.Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Hungarian Hot Wax is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 12 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ideally plant in loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 7.0 and 8.5 as Hungarian Hot Wax likes to be in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.
Growing Hungarian Hot Wax from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Hungarian Hot Wax about 38 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Hungarian Hot Wax
Transplant out when all danger of frost has passed.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Hungarian Hot Wax is a tender plant.
Harvesting Hungarian Hot Wax
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19 May 2011
This is my all time fave pepper. Also sometimes called Hot Banana, it’s a great combo of the sweet and the heat that is perfect for fresh eating and pickling. Love to throw slices right into pasta.
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