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Red Peter Pepper
This rare pepper is was discovered by journalist Frank Tolbert while he was working for the Dallas Morning News. He had an interest in chili peppers of all kinds. One of his favorites had an unusual shape. Some believe the fruit look anatomical. Frank made what he called some of the best chili in Texas using Red Peter peppers. Flavorful and fruity, Red Peters are good roasting peppers. They are also hot - 10,000 to 25,000 scoville units. The fruit are 4 to 6 inches in length and mature from green to red. Plants grow 20 to 30 inches in height. 80 to 85 days.