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Medium Hot Live Plant Seedlings

Fish Pepper Plant Seedlings

Fish Pepper Plant Seedlings

10 total reviews

Regular price $ 11.99
Regular price $ 19.99 Sale price $ 11.99
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Looking for an all-around beautiful pepper plant that produces wonderful tasting and a unique ripening stage? This pepper is the one for you! These pepper plants grow up to 3 ft. tall and produce 3" pods that start off a creamy white color, changing from light green with dark green stripes, to a vibrant orange with dark red and brown streaks. The Fish Pepper was favorite during the late 19th and 20th centuries in Baltimore and the mid-Atlantic states, traditionally used in oyster and crab houses in the northeastern United States. The name "fish pepper" is most likely correlated to the chile’s popular use with seafood. It is such a tasty, delicious pepper as its flavor is similar to the serrano which is like a fresh and bright pepper flavor!

  • Seedling Size: 4-6"
  • Species: Capsicum Annuum
  • Heat Level: 5,000-30,000 SHUs
  • Type: Medium Hot
  • Origin: Caribbean


These Fish Pepper Seedlings were carefully grown from seed in our greenhouse and are guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy. Promptly follow the instructions included in your plant box and enjoy watching these plants grow!

SHIPPING NOTE: Live plant orders will be shipped within 2 weeks after ordering, weather permitting. If you would like your plants to be shipped on a certain day, please indicate that in your order notes upon checkout.

We cannot ship live plants to Texas and New Jersey due to the Department of Agriculture forbidding invasive species to come into their state by mail.

INVENTORY NOTE: We plant in waves, so if a variety you want is out of stock, additional inventory will be available over the coming weeks . Click "notify when available" on any plant product page to be the first to know when back in stock.

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  • Heat Level:
  • Plant size: 4-6 Inches
  • Origin: Caribbean
  • Species: Annuum
  • SHU: 5,000–30,000

Shipping Notice

Please allow up to 2 weeks to process live plant orders before shipping. If you would like any adjustments to your ship date, please indicate your needs in order notes upon checkout.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Leonard Williams
Fish Pepper Plant Seedlings

Seedlings came in very good condition - harden them as instructed - and transplanted them successfully. Growing very nicely, can’t wait to taste the pepper.

Cynthia Stilley
waiting to see

since we've had a chilly early summer, the poor plant is hanging on. Something snipped off one of them and we are waiting to see if it will resprout from the roots.

Evan Grabosky
Happy fish peppers.

I bought these later in the season. When they arrived I quickly did as the instructions asked and started the process of hardening off the peppers to be outdoors and transplanted.

To my surprise, after a few months they quickly caught up in size to the jalapeño plants a friend gave me at the start of the season!

The fish peppers look great with that variegated foliage that’s becoming rather bushy.

I can’t wait to try the peppers when they’re ready!