From the Christopher Phillips Rare Seed Collection R3--Release #3 on October 14, 2014. From the Christopher Phillips Rare Seed Collection R1--Release #1 on September 26, 2014. This beautiful annuum variety is much like the red version of the cherry pepper, but ripens to a dark chocolate color. It has a very deep rich flavor and is quite sweet. The heat level is very mild. This is a wonderful stuffing variety with round shape and thick walls. It is believed to have been introduced in the Seed Savers Exchange catalog in the mid 1990s.