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Hot Pepper 'Mad Hatter'

Capsicum baccatum

  • Crunchy, crisp peppers
  • Unusual shape
  • Sweet flavor when eaten green or red
  • Hotter in hot and dry climates

Interesting Notes

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

Plant Characteristics
Additional Information
Height: 36-48 in
Spread: 36-48 in
Hardiness Zone: 10-11
Intro Year: 2018
Detailed Description for Capsicum 'Mad Hatter'

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