Beaver Dam Pepper

SKU: 1041
$3.95 to $9.98

Item Details

Hungarian heirloom brought to Beaver Dam, WI in 1912 by the Joe Hussli family. Florence Hussli recommends adding crisp sliced rings to a cheese and bologna sandwich, or using for stuffed peppers. Fruits are mildly hot when seeded.

  • 80 days from transplant
  • ±4,600 seeds/oz
  • Conventional
  • Fruits ripen from green to red
  • Medium hot fruits are mildly hot when seeded

This variety works for:

  • Fresh eating
  • Roasting
  • Salsa
  • Pickling

This pepper is: MILD

Wear rubber gloves when processing hot peppers and do not touch your eyes. If you are sensitive to the heat, make sure to wear a mask over your mouth and nose and protect your eyes.

Try adding slices or rings of this pepper to sandwiches or using them to stuff and bake. You can also dice the peppers and add them to a salad of black beans, corn, and onions or add them to a frittata.

Growing Instructions

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

  • Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost
  • Germination: 14 Days
  • Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart
  • Light: Full Sun

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A little spicy but not too spicy. Great on Pizza.



! lived next door by the Hussli , 1935 and 36.they had very large garden witch went all the way to the beaver dam river.i still grow and have those peppers every year.very good people. the peppers are the best you can find and grow.