This String of Dried Hatch Peppers is 18 inches long. Although edibility was the original purpose, today, Ristras are primarily used as décor and are regarded as a symbol of prosperity and hospitality.
Dried Hatch Chile String 18"
Topped with a corn husk for decoration; a string loop allows for easy hanging. Ristras are considered a sign of prosperity, the thought being that since a family has Peppers hanging outside their home, they have food. They are not edible.