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Farmers Market Jalapeño Pepper

Are you sick of Shakeology? Try a Farmers Market Jalapeño. It is a capsicum annuum that corks like a potato. Corking generally occurs when a pepper stretches to accommodate the rapid growth of the fruit. And this has extreme corking!™ This very rare variety was discovered John Fiedler from ME at a farmers market, hence the name.

“The jalapeno I got from a pepper buddy who found it at a farmers market and gave it that name.” 1

Well, that is pretty straightforward. Like a regular jalapeño, they ripen from green to red. Tastes a bit normcore, crisp and slightly sweeter. Here’s some photo documentation before fully ripe. I will hopefully be trying a ripe one soon.

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