100 days — Extremely Hot. This Caribbean favorite is said to be many times hotter than a standard 'Habanero
' peppers and depending on the growing conditions, can reach 100,000 to 450,000 Scoville Units
. Although they are hot, unlike other peppers touted for their heat, they are also flavorful. They are are used to add heat and taste to
recipes, jellies, sauces, chocolates, and even infused into alcohol.
The 1½ inch long fruits taper to a blunt end on plants that reach thirty inches. The fruits can be used when they are immature and green in color, but are full-flavored after they reach their mature, red color. They can be a little slower to germinate so be patient. Each packet contains 20 seeds.