Capsicum chinense 'Carolina Reaper'

Pepper Hot

  • Measures up to 2.2 million units on the Scoville heat scale
  • In 2013, Carolina Reaper was added to the Guinness Book of World Records for being the hottest pepper on Earth!
  • Fruit is sweet at first, immediately followed by an aggressive long-lasting burn
  • Red gnarled fruit has a small pointed tail and is about the size of a Ping-Pong ball
  • Grows best in a container

Pepper Hot Characteristics & Attributes:

Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Upright
Soil Moisture
Attributes
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
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