Sugar Rush Peach Stripey
If you’re looking for a pepper that’s as visually stunning as it is delicious, look no further than the Sugar Rush Peach Stripey. This pepper offers a unique blend of sweetness, fruitiness, and a kick of heat that’s just right. Discovered/Isolated six years ago, this is a newcomer to the pepper world… uncommon for a non-superhot – which tends to dominate the recent genetic crossing discoveries.
Origins and History
The Sugar Rush Peach Stripey is a relatively new variety with a fascinating history that spans multiple continents. It’s a member of the Capsicum baccatum family, which originally hails from South America. The Sugar Rush Peach, its parent variety, was first developed in Finland and later improved upon in Wales. Tom Motta is the person to thank for discovering a striped mutation and spreading the pepper around the world.
Flavor and Uses
The fruit starts off sweet and fruity with hints of citrus but finishes with the heat of a mild Habanero. It’s a versatile pepper that’s perfect for salsas and hot sauces. The heat level similar to its parent, the Sugar Rush Peach, which averages about 50,000 to 80,000 Scoville Heat Units.
If you’re a fan of other funky peppers like the Fish pepper, you’ll love the Sugar Rush Peach Stripey. It’s not just a pepper; it’s a conversation starter. The unique striped characteristics seem to be relatively stable, making it a reliable choice for your garden. Plus, its medium heat level makes it accessible for most palates, while still offering a kick that heat seekers will appreciate.
This is one of the few plants that Mrs. Ohio Peppers enjoys so much that she has one growing in her science classroom. It’s a pepper that’s as educational as it is delicious, offering a unique opportunity to study genetics and horticulture while enjoying some seriously tasty fruit. So, if you’re looking to add a dash of color and a burst of flavor to your garden and your kitchen, Sugar Rush Peach Stripey pepper seeds are the way to go.