Hungarian Wax Pepper

This pastel yellow variety pepper with a firm, smooth skin and green stem is also known as:

  • Hot Yellow Pepper
  • Hot Wax Pepper
  • “Hunkie” Hot.

It is closely related to the mild banana pepper and averages about 6 inches in length and is about 1.5 inches wide.

Hungarian Wax Pepper is widely used to add flavor to soups and stews.

Hungarian Wax Pepper close up