Belonging to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum longum group 'Hungarian Yellow Wax'), Hungarian Yellow Wax is a variety of Chili pepper. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Hansa yellow and Cornell Red.
Hungarian Yellow Wax is a compact plant which is great for container growing.
Vigorous grower that produces long, conical light-green chilis turning waxy yellow to orange red when ripe.
Medium hot – 750 to 3000 SHU.
Hungary is believed to be where Hungarian Yellow Wax originates from.
Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Hungarian Yellow Wax Chili pepper is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.
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How to grow Chili pepper 'Hungarian Yellow 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 Yellow Wax is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 12 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Planting Hungarian Yellow Wax in loamy soil with a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 is ideal for as it does best in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.
Growing Hungarian Yellow Wax from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Hungarian Yellow Wax about 38 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Hungarian Yellow Wax
Harvesting Hungarian Yellow Wax
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