Wenk's Yellow Hots Pepper
- Waxy fruits ripen from yellow to red
- Fruits grow to 3 inches
- Great for canning and pickling
- Medium hot pepper
- 80 days from transplant
Three-inch long wax peppers with thick walls, ripen from yellow to bright orange then red. Grown by the late Eris Wenk, one of the last large truck farmers in Albuquerque’s South Valley. A great variety for canning and pickling. 80 days from transplant. Medium hot.
Learn to Grow Wenk's Yellow Hots Pepper
Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.