Judged “MOST PORNOGRAPHIC PEPPER” By Organic Gardening Magazine. It is absolutely the novelty of the garden. Everyone in your neighborhood will want to take a peek at your Peter Pepper. Besides being a real conversation piece, this pepper is super tasty. It has a thick fleshy pod that is fairly hot with a unique spicy flavor. The pepper is rumored to be an aphrodisiac in South America. I don’t know if that’s true, but we all know the many health benefits of eating hot peppers. Loaded with Vitamins A and C, Peter is sure to become a favorite. Very rare!
75 days to maturity
Scoville heat units (SHU): 10,000 – 23,000 SHU
Median heat: 16,500 SHU
Suggestions: Peppers need a warm soil and night temperature to prosper. They will stunt under 10C. Location should be sheltered from the wind and soil should be kept reasonably moist. Be sure to harden off the seedlings to reduce transplant stress. Harvest fruit early and often. The more you pick the more they will produce. Do not pull off fruit, rather cut from stems.
Pot size: Minimum 12″ per plant or plant in ground 12″ away from next plant.