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Scotch Bonnet Chili Peppers

Capsicum chinense

Origin: Caribbean

Color/s: Yellow-green to orange-red

Scoville Heat Units (SHU): (exceptionally hot) 100,000-350,000

Size:  1–1½ inches

Shape: Lantern shape and wrinkly

Other Interesting Facts:

  • Close relative to the Habenero chili pepper
  • Scotch Bonnet is commonly used in jerk sauces
  • This chili pepper has a apple-cherry tomato flavor

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