The Malawi Piquante pepper is very sweet with a slight kick of heat. The thick-walled peppers originated in South Africa and are extremely similar to the trademarked brand name of sweet peppers. The delicious flavor and thick flesh make the Malawi Piquante pepper ideal for pickling and stuffing with cream cheese, which is how this pepper gained notoriety in the culinary world. This family friendly pepper, which looks like a small cherry tomato, has a low heat level as it averages about 1,100 Scoville Heat Units. Malawi Piquante pepper plants grow very fast, are highly productive, and can get over 4 feet tall.