80 days. A sweet, prolific multi-use pepper that can be eaten fresh, pickled or dried. Plants are loaded with thick-walled peppers that develop just a hint of warmth. The 1–2 inch fruit start out creamy white, and then turn to orange before finally turning shiny red. Harvest red for most uses. Paprika is a generic name for various blends of sweet and hot, and sometimes smoked dried peppers.