Burpee Peppers 'Hot Lemon'

This heirloom from Ecuador has a spicy aroma and is best fresh, in sauces or for drying. 

Color: Green, Yellow

Interesting Notes:

Generally, peppers are problem-free from pests and disease, but the same pests and diseases that plague tomatoes and eggplants will occasionally attack them. With basic precautions, you can keep your peppers "clean."  Avoid working in your garden after a rain because diseases can spread rapidly among wet pepper plants. 

Be sure to weed your garden. Weeds provide a refuge for garden pests and can also spread diseases to nearby healthy pepper plants.


Growing Tips for Homeowners:

Hot Lemon’s 3- to 4-in. (8- to 10-cm) fruits ripen to yellow, but are also very flavorful when green. The skin is tender and the aroma is spicy with a hint of pine woods. As hot as any Cayenne, these peppers have a truly unique flavor. Plant in full sun and keep well watered. The more you harvest, the more your plants will produce!

Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Full Sun