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Habanero
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Of South American origin. In Mexico it is planted exclusively in the Yucatan Peninsula, where it was probably introduced from Cuba, which might explain its popular name "Habanero". The Habanero is one of the world's hottest chile. Its heat level is 10. For the uninitiated even a tiny piece of Habanero would cause intense and prolonged oral suffering. Underneath the heat is a delicate plum-tomato apple-like flavour. The riper red ones have a sweetness that gives them a mouth watering appeal. Grown in Mexico and the Caribbean. It has an irregular spheroid shape, with a small point, and is around 5 cm long by 3.25-4.5 cm wide. It is available in green, yellow, scarlet and deep red. It has a number of close relatives such as Scotch Bonnet and Rocoto. It is used mainly raw because it loses subtlety, but not heat, when cooked. Seed catalogues list from 75 to 125 days to harvest. This is in addition to 50 to 80 days of indoor growth and up to 30 days for germination. Slow to germinate, must be grown in warm, moist conditions. The Habanero when ripe or dried and powdered has a unique apricot scent. 300,000+ SHU. (Capsicum Chinense)
Habanero Amarillo   From Mexico in the Oxkutzcab area of Yucatan. Fruit is pointed, pungent, yellow, 2.5cm diameter and 5cm long. (Capsicum chinense Jacq.)
Habanero Anaranjado   From Mexico in the Oxkutzcab area of Yucatan. Fruit is pointed, pungent, orange, 2.5cm diameter and 4cm long. (Capsicum chinense Jacq.)
Habanero Barbados
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A Habanero variety from Barbados. A slightly different shape from the normal Habanero. The fruit starts out green turning yellow/orange to red. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Brown
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This extra-large Habanero ranks as one of the world's hottest peppers. Produces 2-1/2 inch long chocolate brown peppers that are searingly hot. 85 days. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Cancun
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(Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Cappuccino
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Chocolate Habanero from Italy. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Caribbean   (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Caribbean Red
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An improved hotter variety of Habanero. Wrinkled fruits. Matures from green to red. Heat rating of 450,000+ SHU. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Chocolate
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An extremely hot Habanero type growing 1.5 to 2.5 inches long by 1 to 2 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from green to chocolate brown. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Chocolate Caribbean   See Habanero Chocolate.
Habanero Condor's Beak   Compact plants height 30cm spread 60cm, hot fruits ripen from purple to dark red. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Costa Rica Red
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From the West Indies, where it is also known as the Bonney Pepper. This extremely hot variety was developed in Costa Rica in the early 1990s. Also known as the "Rica Red". The fruit starts out green turning yellow/orange to red. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Double K   (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Francisca
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A very hot Habanero type growing 2 to 3 inches long by 1 to 1.5 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from green to orange. The big sister to the Habanero Red Savina. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Gold Bullet
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(Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Golden
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In 1992 the hottest pepper in the world. A very hot Habanero type growing 2 to 3 inches long by 1.5 to 2 inches wide with matures from green to golden yellow. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero GRIF 3904   (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero GRIF 3905   (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero GRIF 3907   (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero GRIF 3908   (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Lemon
© The Chilli Man
A very hot Habanero elongated type growing 1.5 to 2.5 inches long by 1 to 1.5 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from green to bright yellow. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Little Finger   Red fruits growing to the size of little fingers approx 38mm x 15mm across, with a sweet hot flavour. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Long Chocolate
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A hot Habanero elongated type growing 2 to 4 inches long by 0.75 to 1.25 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from green to dark brown. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Lucifer   Yellow white fiery hot fruits. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Luciferino   Heavy fruiting plants height 60cm with orange fruits that hang under leaves making them easy to harvest. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Mustard
© The Chilli Man
Rough pleated skin gives this Habanero variety an unusual appearance. Cross between Habanero Orange and Habanero Brown. A very hot Habanero type growing 2 to 2.5 inches long by 1.5 to 1.75 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from pale green to brownish orange to orange. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Neon Yellow
© Mats & Patricia Pettersson
A very hot Habanero elongated type growing 2 to 2.5 inches long by 0.75 to 1.25 inches wide which matures from green to bright yellow. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Orange
© Burpee
A very hot Habanero type growing 1.5 to 2.5 inches long by 1 to 1.5 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from green to bright orange. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Orange Devil F1   A very hot Habanero type growing 1.5 to 2.5 inches long by 1 to 1.5 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from green to bright orange. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Paper Lantern
© The Chilli Man
Elongated red Habanero type with the renowned heat. Fruits ripen from lime green to bright red, elongated pendant fruits. Heavier yielding than other Habanero peppers, 90 day. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Peach
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A very hot Habanero type growing 1.75 to 2.75 inches long by 1.25 to 1.75 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from pale green to pale yellow to pale orange. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Peruvian White
© The Chilli Man
This chinense variety produces prolific amounts of tiny yellow bullets of fire. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Peruvian Yellow   A tiny shiny yellow orange pumpkin with lots of heat. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Purple Blush   A meaty chile from Peru ripens to a deep purple brown. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Red
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From Mexico in the Xocchel area of Yucatan. Fruit is ovate, pointed, glossy dark red, 2cm diameter and 4cm long. (Capsicum chinense Jacq.)
Habanero Red Ball   (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Red Dominica
© Cross Country Nurseries
From Dominica. A very hot Habanero type growing 1.5 to 2.5 inches long by 1 to 1.5 inches wide that matures from green to orange to red. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Red Savina
© The Chilli Man
Was the hottest pepper in the world. An extremely hot Habanero type growing 1.5 to 2.5 inches long by 1 to 1.5 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from green to red. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Rica Red   Sometimes called the Bonney Pepper in the West Indies. Small pumpkin shape. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Rojo   See Habanero Red.
Habanero Tasmanian Red #1
© The Chilli Man
Stunning purple flower. The fruit starts out black before turning red. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Tasmanian Red #2
© The Chilli Man
Similar to Tasmanian Red No 1 except the flower is white and the fruit starts out green before turning red. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Vietnam   Large red Habanero pepper found in Vietnam. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero White
© The Chilli Man
Smaller fruited, ivory Habanero with majestic heat. 1.25 to 1.5 inches long by 0.75 to 1 inches wide. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero White 2
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Very hot. 0.75 to 1.5 inches long by 0.375 to 0.5 inches wide with medium thin flesh that matures from green to white. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero White Bullet
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1-2 cm long bullet shaped pods ripens from green to white on a small to medium plant. Extremely hot and very aromatic. Developed by the Redwood City Seed Company. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Yellow   See Habanero Lemon Yellow.
Habanero Yellow Bumpy   Pendant fruits up to 4cm in length that mature from green to light yellow. Plant height up to 45cm loaded with lots of fruits. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Yucatan   Smooth skinned, orange ripe colour and special taste and fragrance. (Capsicum chinense)
Habanero Yucatan White   Extremely Hot. Cone shaped chiles from the Yucatan region of Mexico. Matures from light green to cream. (Capsicum chinense)
Hades Hot
© Cross Country Nurseries
Hot growing 4-5 inches long by 3/8 inch wide; Cayenne type; fruits mature from green to red; thin skinned pods. (Capsicum annuum)
Haes XX (PI 427289)   From Hawaii. A cross between Keystone and Malaysia Chili. Fruit thick walled, conical, 2.5cm diameter. 10cm long, pungent, high quality. Immune to Hawaiian strain of bacterial wilt and tolerant to root knot nematode. ARS-GRIN accession . (Capsicum annuum)
Hahong Koch'o   From Korea. Also called Takanotsume and Japanese Hot Claw. Bright red at maturity. Grows to 3 inches long. Grows well in wet climates. 100 days. (Capsicum annuum)
Haifeng   Large pale yellow medium heat chile from China. (Capsicum annuum)
Haiti Cluster   The plant has huge clusters of up to 16 peppers per cluster, of round, cherry red peppers.
Haitian Purple
© Cross Country Nurseries
Medium heat; 1" inch long by 1/2 inch wide; fruits are conical and are borne erect ; pods mature from purple to orangey red. (Capsicum annuum)
Hanoi   Habanero like North Vietnamese variety which produces apple shaped peppers. Heat level is 9.
Hanoi Red
© Cross Country Nurseries
An Oriental pepper from Vietnam. A very hot Cayenne type growing 1.25 to 1.75 inches long by 0.25 to 0.5 inches wide with medium thin flesh that matures from red to green. Heat level is 10. (Capsicum annuum)
Harold's St. Bart
© Cross Country Nurseries
From the island of St. Barts. A very hot Habanero type growing 1.5 to 2.5 inches long by 1 to 1.5 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from pale green to golden yellow. (Capsicum chinense)
Hatch Peppers   Refers to Anaheim varieties grown at Hatch, New Mexico, such as NuMex Big Jim.
Havana Star   Cuban cherry-type pepper attached to the plant on long stems, just like cherries. Heat level is 6.
Hawaii   (Capsicum frutescens)
Hawaii Tabasco   Perhaps misnamed? Pods appear to be bells rather than Tabasco type.
Hawaiian   See Hawaiian Red.
Hawaiian Red
© Cuban Wahine
Sometimes found growing wild on Hawaii. Hot. 1.5 to 2 inches long by 0.5 to 0.75 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from green to red. (Capsicum annuum)
Hawaiian Red Kona   A very hot Tabasco type growing 0.75 to 1.25 inches long by 0.25 to 0.375 inches wide with medium thin flesh that matures from pale green to orange to red. (Capsicum frutescens)
Hawaiian Sweet Hot   Hot. 1.5 to 2 inches long by 0.5 to 0.625 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from green to red. (Capsicum annuum)
Hawk Claw   See Takanotsume. See Hahong Koch'o.
HDV    Fuzzy stems (Rocoto like ?) with thin oval red pods. (Capsicum frutescens)
Healthy
© The Pepper Gal
Sweet pepper. Russian variety. 23-30" plants covered with wedge shaped 2 1/2"x 4" peppers that turn yellow to orange to red.
Heart Shaped Chile   See Poblano.
Heatwave   Ornamental hot pepper of the Cayenne type. Ideal for greenhouse growing. (Capsicum annuum)
Helsinki RZ F1
© Terranova Seeds
Rijk Zwaan product. Yellow maturing medium to large blocky pepper for long term heated crops. AFW 170-190gr. Strong against BER and crazing. Resistant: Tm;0-2.
Hercules   Red sweet bell pepper growing to 12cm by 20cm. Thick walls.
Herculis   Developed by Sunseeds Company Ltd. A hybrid Jalapeño. growing 7.5cm by 2.5cm. Matures from green to red. Plants are medium-large with good foliage. Peppers are smooth skinned.
Heritage VR F1    Resistance to TSWV and Bacterial spot 1,2,3,5. Vigorous and healthy plant, producing mostly extra large and large size blocky, green to red fruits.
Hermosillo   A very hot Chiltepin/Tepin type from Mexico growing 0.375 to 0.5 inches long by 0.375 to 0.5 inches wide with thin flesh that matures from green to red. (Capsicum annuum)
Hermosillo Select Chiltepin   Large fruited form of the Chiltepin wild pepper. From Sonora, Mexico. (Capsicum annuum var. aviculare)
Hero F1   Virus resistant and able to cope with lower temperatures. 15 cm smooth slim 16 gram peppers with a thick flesh. 75 days. A Cayenne variety. 75 days.
Hershey F1   A Dutch pepper that matures to a rich chocolate colour. Large, four-lobed, blocky bell pepper with thick walls. Fruit starts out green on vigorous plants, and when fully chocolate-coloured, peppers are very sweet. 70 days to green.
HI 08 101 PP F1   Mini sweet pepper with blocky pods that mature to a deep red. (Capsicum annuum)
HI 08 106 PP F1   Mini sweet pepper with thick skinned pointy cone-shaped pods that mature to yellow. (Capsicum annuum)
HI 08 107 PP F1   Mini sweet pepper with thick skinned pointy cone-shaped pods that mature to orange. (Capsicum annuum)
HI 08 601 PP F1   Sweet pepper with blocky thick walled pods that start off ivory and mature to orange-red. (Capsicum annuum)
Hidalgo
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Rare. From Mexico. Similar to Serrano in shape and just as hot. Turns from green to red. (Capsicum annuum)
Hila F1   Blocky type turning green to yellow. Developed by Hazera Genetics Ltd.
Hildalgo   Similar to Serrano in shape and just as hot. A 14 inch plant with 3 inch long and 1/2 inch diameter chiles. Turns from green to red when ripe. Use fresh or dried. 80-90 days. From Mexico. (Capsicum annuum)
Hinkel Hatz   Very hot; 1 inch long by 3/4 inch wide; pendant fruits are said to resemble the shape of a chicken heart; pods usually mature to red, though sometimes yellow; rare Pennsylvania Dutch heirloom. Dates to pre-1880. (Capsicum annuum)
Hinkel Hatz Chicken Heart   See Hinkel Hatz.
Hint Biberi   Common name for Capsicum baccatum.
HM 2641 F1
© Harris Moran
Tall erect vigorous plant. Excellent leaf coverage. Glossy dark green medium sized blocky, green to red fruit. Resistant to TMV, Bacterial spot 1,2,3,4.
HM 7633 F1 
© Harris Moran
Fruits very dark glossy green blocky pods maturing to red. Fruits 4 lobed, slightly elongated.
HM 9639 F1     Medium green to bright yellow, large to extra large sized fruit that are mainly 4-lobed. Resistant to Tobacco mosaic.
Hoa Binh   Small red hot peppers found in Cambodia. 
Holiday Cheer
© The Pepper Gal
Ornamental pepper. Round ball-like fruit resembling Christmas Cherry but maturing earlier. Cream colour turning orange then bright red at maturity. 90 days. Also known as Nosegay. (Capsicum annuum)
Holiday Flame   Ornamental, slim peppers turning from yellow to vivid red at maturity. 12" tall plants. (Capsicum annuum)
Holiday Time   From Honduras. Hot pepper growing 0.5 to 0.625 inches long by 0.5 to 0.625 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from creamy white to purple to yellow to orange to red. (Capsicum annuum)
Holy Guacamole F1   Small green baby bell pepper with some heat. Thick walls. 65 days.
Holy Molé F1
© The Pepper Gal
A mild hybrid Pasilla type growing 5 to 7 inches long by 0.75 to 1.25 inches wide with medium thin flesh that matures from dark green to deep brown. 700SHU. (Capsicum annuum)
Honduras Wild   Hot pepper growing 2-1/2 inches long by 1/2 inch wide with thin walled fruits are borne upright on long pedicels. From Honduras. (Capsicum annuum)
Honey Bell   A bell pepper that matures from green to a yellow-orange colour.
Honeybelle   Sweet pepper that ripens to a golden yellow. 
Hong yuan shuai
© Beijing Mantian Seeds
Medium early (100 days) bush type sweet pepper variety. Thick wall 6-8mm, turn shiny red at maturity with 3-4 lobes.
Hornet F1   Red when ripe. 3-4 lobed sweet bell pepper.
Hot Apple   See Almapaprika.
Hot Banana   Banana shaped pepper-medium hot. See Hungarian Yellow Wax. Heat level is 3.
Hot Beauty   Hot variety from Taiwan.
Hot Cherry   75 days. Peppers are medium hot and turn from green to red at maturity.
Hot Chocolate   A Jalapeño type pepper which turns a nice chocolate brown when mature. Heat level is 7.
Hot Club    Developed by Mahyco Research Centre (MRC) seed industry Research and Development establishment, at Dawalwadi near Jalna.
Hot Dog F1   From South Africa. A small fruited, dark green pepper ripening to a deep red. Peppers are ripe 80 days after transplanting. 
Hot Ecuador   90 days. A relatively early maturing variety of Capsicum annuum. Noted for its rich purple colouration. The branching stems and tiny leaves are an iridescent purple, producing showy lilac-blushed flowers and 1/2 inch to 1 inch dark purple pods which will turn green and then red at maturity.
Hot Francisca   Longer, heavier and hotter than a standard habanero, Francisca is the latest introduction from habanero breeder Frank Garcia, Jr., developer of the Red Savina. Not only is Francisca more than 50% longer and heavier on average than other Habaneros, it also has thicker walls, making it safer to handle (Habaneros are HOT!). Note: Francisca is protected by the Plant Variety Protection Act. Seed cannot legally be saved to sell to others. You must plan to use these seeds only to grow chiles for your own use. 98 days.
Hot Gold Scotch Bonnet   (Capsicum chinense)
Hot Lemon
© Burpee
Heirloom. From Ecuador, as hot as any Cayenne, but with a truly unique flavour. (Capsicum baccatum)
Hot Paper Lantern    A very hot Habanero elongated type growing 3 to 4 inches long by 0.75 to 1.25 inches wide with medium thick flesh that matures from green to orange to red. (Capsicum chinense)
Hot Pencil   (Capsicum annuum)
Hot Pixie   The Hot Pixie is an open pollinated Scotch Bonnet type hot pepper that reaches maturity approximately 89 days after transplanting. It has a bell shape and colours from light green to an unusual orange/red. It grows to a length of 4 cm and a diameter of 6 cm and is medium pungent.
Hot Portugal
© Stokes Seeds
Good yields. Anaheim variety. 6 inches long. Hot. From Portugal. 5,000 SHU. Tapered pod ripens to scarlet colour. (Capsicum annuum)
Hot Red Cheese   Pumpkin-shaped 2 inches across and 1 inch tall, red when matured. (Capsicum annuum)
Hot Spot X3R F1
© Stokes Seeds
Hybrid hot Banana type, tapered, slim lime green 8in/20cm fruit ripening to yellow/red.
Hot Summer    Developed by Mahyco Research Centre (MRC) seed industry Research and Development establishment, at Dawalwadi near Jalna.
Hotazel   An open pollinated Habanero type hot pepper that reaches maturity in approximately 90-100 days after transplanting. It produces a wrinkled fruit, tapering to a point, colouring from light green to deep red, and growing 5cm long with a diameter of 2.5cm with thin walls. (Capsicum chinense)
Hottie F1   These extra-large Hottie peppers become almost twice the size of open-pollinated Habanero varieties. Peppers become 2 1/2 inches long and orange when ripe, and grow on plants that stay a little smaller than other Habaneros.  80 days.
Hotty F1   Early maturity, easy to set fruits. Fruits in long cone shape, pointing up, becoming fresh red when ripe. Strong hot, high yields.
HP603 F1   Late maturity with good disease tolerance. Plant is about 110cm in height and 90cm in breadth, leaf is medium size, thickness. Dark green fruit turn to red in maturity, 6cm in length and 3cm in width. flesh wall is 3mm.
HP88 Dara F1
© Clover Seed Co.
A wax type pepper. Fruits turn bright red colour when mature. Fruit size is length 12cm, width 2.8-3.2cm, weight 20-30 grams. Pepper is very hot and spicy. Developed by Clover Seed Company.
Hsiao Chin Chiao   From China. A small pepper about 3 inches long which ripens in June.
Huachinango   From Puebla, Oaxaca and the central valley in Mexico. Refers to a type of large red Jalapeño. Commonly found with white veins on the outside skin. Grows to 5 inches long. Thick flesh. Medium heat. (Capsicum annuum)
Huasteco Hot   See Serrano Huasteco.
Huatulco Puntado   Medium heat growing 4-5 inches long by 1/2 inch wide with fruits that mature from green to red and have medium thick flesh. From Oaxaco, Mexico. (Capsicum annuum)
Huizache  
© Harris Moran
Glossy fruits turn dark green to red and are 2-lobed, large and heavy.
Hungarian Black
© Totally Tomatoes
(Capsicum annuum)
Hungarian Hot Apple   A mild Heart-Shaped type growing 1.5 to 2.5 inches long by 1.5 to 2 inches wide with thick flesh that matures from light green to red. (Capsicum annuum)
Hungarian Hot Wax
© Genesis Seeds
Medium-hot peppers, especially good for pickling. Canary yellow, then bright red at maturity. 6 to 8 inches long and 2 inches wide. Plants grow to 2 feet. 75 days to ripen. Heat level is 4. (Capsicum annuum)
Hungarian Medium Hot F1
© Stokes Seeds
Hybrid Szentesi/Romanian type with twice the yield of fruit that ripens to lime green/yellow/orange. 1000 SHU.
Hungarian Red Cherry   Round pods held upright, 30 mm long. (Capsicum annuum)
Hungarian Red Round   See Hungarian Red Cherry.
Hungarian Semi-Hot   Larger, blockier medium hot Romanian type pepper. 65 days.
Hungarian Spice Paprika   1 1/2"x 6" pendant peppers, thin walls, matures to red. 80 days from transplant.  (Capsicum annuum)
Hungarian Sunshine II
© The Pepper Gal
Larger, thicker, more blocky than a Romanian pepper, attractive light yellow, prolific. 3"x 65" fruit. 60 days from transplant.  (Capsicum annuum)
Hungarian Super F1
© The Pepper Gal
8" pendant, tapered peppers light green/yellow/red and very hot. 70 days from transplant. (Capsicum annuum)
Hungarian Sweet   Like the bell pepper, the Hungarian Sweet is fleshy and flavourful with no heat level. Grows to 6 inches long. 68 days.
Hungarian Wax   See Hungarian Yellow Wax.
Hungarian Wax Banana   See Banana. 65 days. 
Hungarian Yellow Wax
© Totally Tomatoes
Originally from Europe, in America it is also called the Banana Pepper, a reference to its size and shiny yellow colour. This chile grows up to 23 cm in length and 4 cm in diameter. It is not eaten in its green or red state, being rather unappetising, but in its pale yellow form it is sweet and succulent and ideal for stuffing. Heat level is 3-4. 68 days. Plant grows with a spreading habit. (Capsicum annuum)
Hungarian Yellow Wax Hot   Pendent elongated smooth pod growing 18 x 3.5 cm Medium green turning to yellow. (Capsicum annuum)
Hunor F1
© De Ruiter Seeds
Hungarian Wax type. Sweet pepper. White pointed pod mature to deep red. Developed by De Ruiter Seeds.
Hybelle   TMV resistant sweet pepper. 70 days.
Hybrid 860   A bright yellow bell pepper. 76 days. 11cm square with thick walls. TMV and PVY tolerant.
Hybrid 961   A productive hybrid from CapsiGen. Straight, 6 inch fruit are hot like Jalapeño but twice the size. SHU: 2,500-5,000.
Hybrid 972   A Hybrid developed by CapsiGen. 2 inch long red peppers that are as hot as a Habanero. SHU: 100,000-300,000.
Hy-Fry   60 days. Small fruits.