Hot Pepper 'Mad Hatter'
- Crunchy, crisp peppers
- Unusual shape
- Sweet flavor when eaten green or red
- Hotter in hot and dry climates
Type: Hot Pepper
Days to maturity from transplant: 85-90 to full ripe, 65-70 to green
Fruit characteristics: Unique disc, green to red; L: 2-3.5 in./5-9 cm; W: 2-2.5 in./5-6 cm
Plant habit: Extra large, vigorous
Heat level: Mild (1 pepper)
Flat-disc peppers are crunchy and crisp, with delicate floral scent and rich flavour that intensifies/sweetens as it matures. In hot, dry climates, a small number of fruit will have a touch of heat close to the seed cavity, but fruit wings are always sweet. Best in-ground with support. Best for: Fresh Market Field, Home Garden In-ground
Growing and Maintenance Tips for Hot Pepper
Plant in a sunny area and water regularly.
Benefits from a support or trellis.
Recommended for in-ground growing. Average fertilization required.
Bloom Time: Summer