The Datil should be Florida’s state pepper

The Datil pepper, a hot capsicum variety is an important part of Florida lore and cuisine.

By Paullassiter – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11004517

So why isn’t the Datil, which is synonymous with St Augustine, the officially designated state pepper?

For more information on the pepper’s unique history , Visit St Augustine helps us out.

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