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.
Ratings & Reviews
Was so excited to try these. Seeds did great got 1 set of true leaves. Hardened off for 2 weeks, planted and then no growth at all
Seed Savers Response: Hi Kate, I’m sorry to hear this variety didn’t do well in your garden. Please reach out to our customer service team for variety and planting suggestions and tips.