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Capsicum annuum 'Hungarian Yellow Wax'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Hungarian Yellow Wax
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Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

Mild (1 to 1,000 Scoville Units)

Moderate (1,000 to 5,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Tapered

Oblong

Fruit Size:

Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:

Cream changing to red

Yellow changing to red

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

Frying

Stuffing

Drying

Pickling

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds

Days to Maturity:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Salina, Kansas

Muskegon, Michigan

Charlotte, North Carolina

Jessup, Pennsylvania

Houston, Texas (2 reports)

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.