Beaver Dam Pepper is a Hungarian heirloom brought to Beaver Dam, Wisconsin in 1912 by the Joe Hussli family. Use fresh in salads or salsa or excellent for stuffing. Matures in 80 days from transplant. Flesh is medium hot. Beaver Dam Pepper is on the Slow Food Ark of Taste list as an almost extinct varietal. The Ark of Taste in the USA is a catalog of over 200 delicious foods in danger of extinction. By promoting and eating Ark products we help ensure they remain in production and on our plates.