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SCOVILLE HEAT UNITS: 923,889 – 1,853,986 SHU

The 7 Pot Douglah is an extremely hot pepper from Trinidad. It’s skin is notably dark chocolate brown and somewhat pimpled. It starts off green but matures to a rich brown. It is one of the Hottest Peppers in the World.

Aside from the color, it looks very much like other superhot chili peppers, roughly habanero shaped, about two inches long.

How Hot is the 7 Pot Douglah?

The 7 Pot Douglah measures in at between 923,889 – 1,853,986 Scoville Heat Uni...

SCOVILLE HEAT UNITS: Over 1 Million SHU

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This is one of my favorite chili peppers. I love all 7-Pot peppers for their heat and fruitiness. In fact, it is one of the hottest chili peppers in the world. The 7-Pot Barrackapore comes from Trinidad and is a rare chili pepper. The pots are shaped similar to a habanero or a ghost pepper. The skin is typically pimpled and form a tail, per the photos. The pods start out green and ripen to a vibrant shade of red.

An old story goes that the 7-Po...

SCOVILLE HEAT UNITS: Over 1 Million SHU

The heat of the 7-Pot pepper is similar to the Bhut Jolokia but with a more fruity and nutty flavor, like other Caribbean peppers. It is becoming more popular and well-known among chile-heads, but the seeds are very rare and hard to find.

The 7-Pot is from Trinidad, and there are a few different versions, including the Yellow 7-Pot, the 7-Pot Jonah, and the Chocolate, or 7-Pot Douglah. It is related to the Trinidad Scorpion Pepper and has rough, pimpled...

SCOVILLE HEAT UNITS: 855,000 – 1,041,427 SHU

Yep, these babies were officially the hottest peppers around, topping the Red Savina Habanero. It was awarded the distinction of World’s Hottest of All Spices by the Guinness World Records in 2006, though was eventually toppled several times over.

Jalapeno Pepper Comparison

The hottest ghost pepper is 416 times hotter than the mildest jalapeno pepper, and about 208 times hotter than the average jalapeno pepper. Quite hot!

How Hot is the Bhut Joloki...

Scoville Heat Units: 1 Million – 1.35 million SHU

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Extremely, dangerously HOT!! Possibly the hottest of all the 7 Pot pepper types.

The 7 Pot Brain Strain is a variety of the 7 Pot chili created by a chili grower named David Capiello in North Carolina in 2010.

David started by growing 7 Pot Chili seeds that he received from a grower in Trinidad. He then used selective breeding to save pods from plants that had certain desired traits.

The result was one of the hottest peppers ...

SCOVILLE HEAT UNITS: 300,000 – 475,000 SHU

This extremely hot pepper, originally from the Yucatn peninsula in Mexico, is now also cultivated in the Carribean and around North America. This pepper typically grows to about 1 inch in diameter and 1 1/2 inches in length. It appears plentifully from bushes growing around 3 feet in height.

The Carribean red habanero is about twice as hot as a regular habanero. It matures in as little as 90 days, and is suited to northern climates and even to growin...

Scoville Heat Units: 1,400,000 – 2,200,000 SHU

With a Guinness-submitted 1,569,383 SHU (scoville heat units) averageand recently measured peak levels of over 2,200,000 SHU, SMOKIN’ ED’S CAROLINA REAPER® has officially completed its long journey to the top of “super-hot” chili charts.

What is the Carolina Reaper Chili Pepper?

This is an extremely hot variety developed by a grower named Ed Currie. It is also called HP22B pepper. As of 2013 it is over 7 generations old. Ed created this chili pep...

SCOVILLE HEAT UNITS: Tested between 923,000 and 1.85 million Scovilles, with an average of 1,169,058.

It is suspected that it could reach 2 million in the future.

From Trinidad, an island just northeast of Venezuela, the 7-Pot is a Caribbean chile. It’s similar in shape to the Habanero and has similar “pimpling” to other super hot peppers, like the Naga Morich. Its flavor is fruity, sweet and nutty, if you can get past the intense and sweat-inducing heat.

The Chocolate 7-Pot, also called the ...

Scoville Heat Units: 300,000-425,000 SHU

The Chocolate Habanero, also known as “Congo Black” or “Black Habanero,” is one of the hottest peppers originating from the Caribbean. It ripens to a beautiful chocolate brown and delivers searing heat. They take longer to grow and mature than other habanero varieties, but they are well worth the wait. Fruits grow to about 3 inches long by 2 inches wide.

The Chocolate Habanero has a distinctively rich and unique flavor. Cooks love using it to spice up ...

Scoville Heat Units: 1 million- 1.5 million SHU

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Development of the Dorset Naga began near Dorset, England, around 2001 when Joy and Michael Michaud of “Peppers by Post” bought a Naga Morich plant from an Oriental foods store in southern England. The Naga Morich chile is from Bangladesh and is highly regarded in that community. Over several years they selected fruit with the specific characteristics they were looking for, and extracted seeds. They planted those seeds and cont...

Scoville Heat Units: 1,086,844 SHU

The Gibralta Naga, or Spanish Naga, is of course grown in Spain, but was developed in the UK from Indian chili peppers. It beat out the Bhut Jolokia for hottest pepper, but was soon overtaken. As they are grown, they are stressed by creating a hot environment, which helps to make the chiles extremely hot.

They grow to about 3 inches and are round on top with a tapered end. They start out green and mature to red with wrinkled, knobby skin.

Scoville Heat Units: 1,176,182 SHU

Created in England by Nick Woods of “Fire Foods,” the Infinity Chili pepper held the World Record for the world’s hottest chili pepper for two weeks in 2011, before it was ousted by the Naga Viper chili.

With a Scoville rating of well over 1 million, it beat out the Bhut Jolokia, the previous record holder. Its wrinkled skin is an indicator of its searing heat. At these levels, even touching the chili pepper could sting a little and touching your eyes afterw...

Scoville Heat Units: 1,400,000 – 2,200,000 SHU

The Komodo Dragon Chili Pepper is one of the hottest peppers in the world, measuring in at 1,400,000 – 2,200,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU).

Grown by the UK’s largest producer of peppers, Salvatore Genovese, who has a seven-acre farm in Blunham, Bedfordshire. He seems to have made it his goal to produce hotter and hotter chilies. Looking forward to his future work.

The Komodo Dragon pepper was announced in 2015 and sold in Tesco stores.

What Does ...

Scoville Heat Units: 1,382,118 SHU

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The Naga Viper has been rated at 1,382,118 Scoville Heat Units (SHU), according to tests conducted by the Warwick HRI Mineral Analysis Laboratory, UK, in November 2010. The Naga Viper chili pepper is a hybrid of three different chili peppers – the Bhut Jolokia, the Naga Morich, and the Trinidad Scorpion. It was created by Gerald Fowler, who runs the Chili Pepper Company in Cumbria, England. This pepper is hotter than the Naga Jolokia (or Bh...

Scoville Heat Units: 1,191,595 SHU

A New Mexico-based team has developed a super-hot chile known as the “New Mexico Scorpion” The New Mexico Scorpion has been rated at 1,191,595 Scoville Heat Units by an independent laboratory.

The team of Dave DeWitt, National Fiery Foods Show producer; Marlin Bensinger, chemical engineer; and Jim Duffy, grower have found one of the world’s hottest chile peppers in the New Mexico Scorpion. Recent testing, conducted by third-party Analytical Foods Laboratory ...

Scoville Heat Units: 200,000 – 580,000 SHU

This pepper is a cultivar of the habanero. It once held the Guinness Record for the hottest chili pepper, but the Bhut Jolokia now claims that prize. The red savina is a bright red and robust fruit, with up to 50 fruits appearing per pepper plant.

It was the first habanero pepper to receive USDA plant-protection certification, and it has even been one of the major ingredients involved in creating police-grade pepper sprays – though for culinary use i...

Scoville Heat Units: 2,009,231 SHU

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In February 2012, the 2012 New Mexico Chile Conference, in association with Jim Duffy of Refining Fire Chiles, announced that the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion is the hottest chili pepper in the world. Clocking in at 2,009,231 Scoville Units, this chili pepper is beyond blistering.

The Moruga Scorpion is indigenous to the Moruga region of Trinidad and Tobago.

In the study, the overall mean heat was measured at more than 1.2 million Scoville Heat...

Scoville Heat Units: 1,463,700  SHU

The Trinidad Scorpion Butch T has been rated at 1,463,700 Scoville Heat Units (SHU), according to recent tests. It was propagated by Butch Taylor of Zydeco Hot Sauce and grown by the Chilli Factory. One of the hottest chili peppers in the world.

About the Trinidad Scorpion Butch T Chili Pepper

The growers named the pepper the “Trinidad Scorpion Butch T”, after Butch Taylor, who propagated the chili peppers in 2011. This chili pepper is the possible cross be...