Sundberg Growers


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270 E. High St.
Quincy, California 95971

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Fish Hot Pepper - Plant Start

Made In USA

Plant Start Variety: 

Fish Hot Pepper

Capsicum annuum

  • 80 days   
  • Heirloom
  • Fish peppers satisfy both the culinary adventurer and the ornamental gardener.  The entire 2-3 foot plant is variegated, including the 1-2 inch peppers. This comes across as green with white in the leaves. The fruits begin white and green and as they mature become red and orange. Peppers are about 2 1/2 to 3-inches in length and are of a medium hot pungency. The white peppers were used extensively in the early 1900's to make a special white sauce for fish and shellfish.
  • The history of these seeds is given in an excellent article by Mother Earth News. Used by the African American community around Baltimore and Philadelphia as early as 1900, it is believed these peppers originated from a mutation of the Serrano pepper.

 

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Sundberg Growers
Quincy, CA 95971

We are Sundberg Growers. We operate a sustainable market farm in Quincy, Ca. Our mission is to provide fresh produce, plant starts and grain crops to our small town, and outer rural areas.

"Growing in the rugged Sierra Nevadas requires rugged devotion, and Sundberg Growers will provide."