Last Updated: September 9, 2023

A Striped Pepper

By Published On: July 20th, 20200.4 min readCategories: Photos, Plants

Last Updated: September 9, 2023

I was out in the garden picking peppers to pickle when I came across this Italian frying pepper who’s chosen to change color from green to red with stripes instead of the usual blush.

This pepper is going from green to red with stripes of color

I wonder if the Italians got the idea for their flag from a pepper like this..


  1. […] a bunch of prima donnas and poorly suited for our hot, dry, sunny summers. Bell, cubanelle, corno, mini, it doesn’t really matter, without heavy shade cover at this time of year the leaves […]

  2. […] had some frying peppers a couple of years ago that were striped, but I’ve never seen a pepper go halfsies on it’s […]

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I’m just a guy with nearly an acre of dirt, a nice little mid-century ranch house and a near-perfect climate. But in my mind I’m a landscaper survivalist craftsman chef naturalist with a barbeque the size of a VW and my own cable TV show. I like to write about the stuff I build, grow and see here at Sage's Acre.

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