Hungarian Wax Hot Peppers, also known as Hungarian Yellow Wax Pepper, is a variety of pepper known for its medium-hot heat level and its sweet, crispy flavor. It is a popular variety for pickling, canning, and drying, and it can also be used fresh in salads and sandwiches. The pepper's heat level can vary depending on the maturity of the pepper and the growing conditions, usually it is considered a medium-hot pepper.
To grow Hungarian Wax Hot Peppers, you will need:
Well-drained, fertile soil
Seeds or seedlings
Start seeds indoors in pots 6-8 weeks before the last frost date, or sow seed directly into the ground after the last frost date.
Transplant seedlings to the garden or direct-sow seed into the garden after all danger of frost have passed and the soil has warmed up. Space the plants about 18-24 inches apart.
Water the pepper plants regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
Fertilize the pepper plants with a balanced fertilizer every 4-6 weeks.
Provide support for the pepper plants, such as a stake or a cage, as they grow.
Harvest the peppers when they are fully ripe and have reached their mature size.
Start seeds indoors in pots or sow seeds directly into the ground after the last frost date
Transplant seedlings to the garden or direct-sow seeds into the garden
Water the pepper plants regularly, keep the soil consistently moist
Fertilize every 4-6 weeks with a balanced fertilizer
Provide support for the pepper plants
Harvest the peppers when they are fully ripe and have reached their mature size
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