NuMex Joe E. Parker Pepper

NuMex Joe E. Parker Pepper


Scientific Classification

Capsicum annuum

Heat rating in Scovilles:

1500 – 4000

The NuMex Joe E. Parker Pepper, a New Mexico State University variety, was named after Mr. Joe E. Parker, a graduate of NMSU’s College of Agriculture and Home Economics.

This is a mild Southwestern-style traditional Anaheim chile pepper usually harvested green and used for stuffing, grilling, roasting, or processing. Peppers average 8″ long and have a thick, crisp flesh with mild heat and excellent flavor.

Pepper cultivars developed at the New Mexico State University carry the designation ‘NuMex’.

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