Offered in 1935 by Joseph Harris & Company of Coldwater, New York, who reported, “If you want a large hot pepper, you should try the new Hot Portugal. The best hot pepper we know.”
Sturdy upright plants produce very heavy yields early in the growing season. Glossy red fruits grow 6 inches or longer — MEDIUM HOT. (65-75 days from transplant)
Each packet contains approximately 50 seeds.