獅子唐辛子! This is a Japanese variety which is becoming more popular in the US at the moment. The Portuguese introduced these to Japan several hundred years ago 1 in conjunction with Christopher Columbus.
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.