The Cubanelle, also known as "Cuban pepper" and "Italian frying pepper" is a variety of sweet pepper of the species Capsicum annuum. When unripe, it is light yellowish-green in color, but will turn bright red if allowed to ripen. Compared to capsicum (bell peppers) it has thinner flesh, is longer, and has a slightly more wrinkled appearance. It is used extensively in the cuisine of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Italy where it is known as an Italian frying pepper. Mildly pungent. About 100 seeds.