The pepper can be used green. Mature red peppers can be dried and ground for chili powder.
Peter pepper, Venice, Florida, September, 2005
Peter Pepper Flower on First Day of Opening
The fiery little Peter Pepper has long been considered too hot to eat! Native to Louisiana and Texas.
Capsicum: Annuum Origin: USA PI: 93566 Scoville units: 70,000 -100,000
Hot Pepper 'Red Peter'