Hungarian Yellow Wax. A medium-hot Old World favorite - the perfect pick for pickled peppers! Also popular for salads, frying and canning. Developed in Hungary, this pepper has a waxy color that resembles bees wax. Wax peppers are actually orange-red when ripe but are usually picked while still yellow. Pepper walls are thin and peppers are usually used fresh in salads, pickled, fried, canned, or roasted. 20" tall. 75 days.