As used for Tabasco sauce, this pepper has fruits which measure 2.5-3cm long and up to 1cm wide. Upright pods. Ripens from greenish-yellow, to orange, to red. Beware it is Extremely hot.
The tabasco pepper is a variety of chille pepper species Capsicum frutescens. It is best known through its use in Tabasco sauce. Like all frutescens chilis, the tabasco plant has a typical bushy growth. The chillis have a unique, dry/hot smoky taste combined with fiery pungency for unbeatable flavour. Each plant can bear 100 erect small pointed little chilli pods/fruits which measure 2.5-3cm long and up to 1cm wide. Upright pods. that colour up from yellow to orange to red. Tabascos rate from 30,000 to 50,000 on the Scoville scale of heat levels