Small, thin-walled glossy green peppers are popular as tasty appetizers that are most often pan-fried in a little olive oil and sprinkled with salt. Usually the flavor is bright and a little sweet, but every so often a pepper will appear with a shot of spicy heat. It is said that one out of 10 to 20 peppers will be hot. It is this element of surprise that makes eating these peppers so much fun. Easy to grow plants have a spreading habit and produce very abundant harvests. 60 days.
Medium-hot peppers with a distinctive flavor are 4 to 6 inches long and deep orange-red with brown tones. The name means 'little gourd' for the rattling sound the seeds make in the dried pods, which are good for adding to salsas and sauces. 90 days