The history is somewhat similar, since "Doorknob" is from another Huber family (same name which is quite common here), who live not far from Hinkletown, so I assumed it would be the same."Mami Huber's Stuffing Pepper" has 4 lobes and really reminds me of the "Amish Pimiento Pepper" which it looks nearly identical to.The Europeans don't eat peppers green like we do, preferring the much sweeter, ripe red stage.This large sweet pepper will turn brilliant, deep crimson quite early in any climate.Hot chili peppers have been consumed in Mexico and South America for over 5,000 years.The ancient Aztecs had at least 7 different words for peppers. The Spanish conquest brought peppers to Europe by the 1500's, where they then traveled the world over, reaching and enriching many cuisines.I think this would make a superb market grower's pepper as it is dependable and can take the heat as well severe cold.And the taste -just CANDY SWEET with very thick walls.
I got seeds for this spectacular sweet pepper from my friend Tanya in Ukraine.
And remember, don't ever judge a pepper by its looks, it can be devilishly deceiving!
~ LIONS, TIGERS & GROUNDHOG PEPPER MIX- 15 KINDS OF ASSORTED PEPPERS, HOT AND SWEET!
To the best of my knowledge I am the only commercial source of this sweet pepper in the USA.
The original seeds for these white Hungarian peppers I am offering this year come from one of my best customers from Illinois.