A popular hot pepper has fruits which are small and wrinkled, measuring 3.5-6cm long and 2.5- 4cm wide.
It ripens from green to light orange. Extremely hot. The orange habanero is one of the spiciest peppers in the world. It is often used in making hot sauces.Once orange they are ferociously hot and should be handled with caution! Be very careful when handling the seeds or inner parts of this pepper
Scoville rating - 100,000 - 300,000
The most popular Habanero and the most commonly grown. It is very prolific with lots of fruit to one plant. They are commonly used in Mexican and Caribbean cooking.