Pepper hot (Capsicum chinense)
Jamaican Scotch Golden Yellow
Very hot variety used extensively in Caribbean dishes and sauces, the fruits mature from dark green to deep yellow to golden fruits. The fruits have a fruity taste but are hot 100,000 SHU level.
English common name: Chili Pepper
Scoville units / heat level: 100,000
Average fruit size: 5 x 3.5cm (length x width)
Average fruits per plant: 25
Plant type: indeterminate (needs support)
Production: greenhouse and outdoors in pots
Culinary use: Sliced in hot salads, chopped in Caribbean dishes or crushed for sauces.
Note: handle fruits with care, washing hands thoroughly after handling the fruits, due to the heat level.