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Help with pepper identification

Posted by karmann177 none (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 10, 14 at 13:18

Can you help me identify this pepper? I was told it was "a Portuguese pepper" I was hoping it was a Piri Piri plant. It does not appear to be. It looks like a regular jalapeno. The bottom of the pepper seems a little too pointy to be jalapeno though. The playing card shows the size. Thanks for any suggestions.


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RE: Help with pepper identification

Try link below and pic. Match?

Here is a link that might be useful: Portuguese Peppers


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RE: Help with pepper identification

Thanks for the response. The link posted mentions mature Hungarian wax peppers. Hungarian wax peppers are yellowish when immature. These I have started off dark green. I'm wondering if they are jalapeños. I haven't eaten any because I was hoping for some sort of change in them.


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RE: Help with pepper identification

No to Jals in my opinion.

Here is a link that might be useful: GOOGLE Jal Images


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RE: Help with pepper identification

I agree..not Jals. I tried one of the bigger ones. It was thin walled with about the heat of jalapeno. The taste was mild, probably due to immaturity...


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RE: Help with pepper identification

Possibly Jalapeno or Fresno.
HHW start with pale green/yellow.


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