Sweet Banana Pepper Named for its banana-like shape, this variety bears sweet, mild peppers that mature from yellow, to orange, and then to crimson red. Plants fruit prolifically, easily producing up to 25 to 30 pods per plant. This pepper is great for frying, pickling, and is an excellent choice to make pepper rings for sandwiches. Great for containers. Banana pepper plant that produce large quantities of sweet, mild peppers.