Sweet Apple

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Sweet Apple
Classification C. annuum
Type paprika, cheese
Fruit color red
Fruit shape round
Fruit size medium
Heat level sweet
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) 0
Maturity midseason
Variety type heirloom, open-pollinated
Country Hungary
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Sweet Apple - ripe fruit. 2013-10-29.


Compact beautiful plants with dense foliage. Fruits are round and flattened, some with slightly ruffled shoulders, others are more smooth. Fruits start out creamy yellow, then acquire beautiful orange blush, and eventually turn red. 2-3 oz. Thick walls, great sweet flavor, stunning appearance. High yield. Excellent pickler or stuffer.

Seed source:

Geza Korbely, Hungary 09

Year grown: 2013

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


  • Hungarian heirloom.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2003 Yearbook by Sharon Vadas-Arendt of Longmont, Colorado (CO VA S), who received seeds from Geza Korbely, Hungary via Brook Elliott, NY.

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