The Q&A Archives: How To Tell The Difference Between Hot And Mild Pepper Plants

Question: Hi There,
Well, I have done it this time. I planted sweet yellow banana peppers and Hungarian yellow hot wax pepers in the same row. I forgot to mark the plants. Is there a way to distingush the different plants? At the moment they are all bearing fruit and they look so much alike that I can't tell one type of plant from the other.

Answer: Unfortunately, I don't think you can tell early on just by looking, but your tastebuds should pick up a difference soon enough.

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