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rockgardner
Billerica, MA
(Zone 6a)

March 23, 2010
10:13 PM

Post #7651880

Am trying to find the botanical name of a common variety pepper sold in markets as "long hot pepper". They are green, at least at the market, and approx 6" long and 1/2" wide. They are kind of wrinkled and tend to curve in a C shape. Don't have a pic but will purchase one (package) and post as soon as I do. I thought since they seem to be so common, somebody out there knows the ones I'm describing. My wife cooks with them all the time (love 'em), and very curious which variety they are. My wife is asian but she says they are a Mexican pepper? Couldn't find a match in PF.
rockgardner
Billerica, MA
(Zone 6a)

March 24, 2010
4:10 PM

Post #7653387

Got a couple of pics of the internet, both show different names. The first one is called Basque Fryer (a.k.a. Piment d’Anglet, Doux Long des Landes).

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rockgardner
Billerica, MA
(Zone 6a)

March 24, 2010
4:12 PM

Post #7653390

This next one is called El Hombre.

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twiggybuds
Moss Point, MS
(Zone 8b)

March 24, 2010
4:45 PM

Post #7653481

They look like Long Thin Cayenne which is an open pollinated type that's commonly available..

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