Wisconsin Lakes

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Wisconsin Lakes
Classification C. annuum
Type bell
Fruit color red
Fruit shape bell
Fruit size large
Heat level sweet
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) 0
Maturity midseason
Variety type commercial heirloom, open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Wisconsin Lake - ripe fruit. 2014-08-29.


Medium sized red bell pepper with thick walls, 3-6 oz. Quite early for a bell pepper, and reasonably productive. Delicious, sweet and crunchy.

Seed source:

Seed Savers Exchange 11

Year grown: 2014

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


  • Old variety. Developed in the 1960s at the University of Wisconsin at Madison by Professor O. B. Combs.
  • Offered in SSE Yearbook since the 1980s, and continues to be very popular these days. Available from several seed vendors in North America.
  • SSE PEPPER 582.

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