A key to many dishes, Banana Pepper has won the hearts of many planters and vegetable lovers. This short-lived perennial can be cooked in numerous ways, making it a popular resident in home gardens.
Commonly known as Capsicum annuum 'Banana Pepper', Banana Pepper is a popular vegetable around the world. Native to Central or South America, this greenie prefers warmer temperatures. A mature plant reaches a height of 2-3 in (5-8 cm) and produces up to 20 elongated, yellowish, curved vegetables. Depending on the variety, the color of a ripe fruit can change from yellow to green. Usually, the Peppers are ready for harvesting 75 days after planting.