Pepper hot (Capsicum chinense)
‘Spinning Tops’ is a chinense type producing many shiny 2cm red fruits with a fruity hot flavour. Triangular in shape looking like small spinning tops, 30,000 SHU.
English common name: Chili Pepper
Scoville units / heat level: 30,000
Average fruit size: 2 x 2cm (length x width)
Average fruits per plant: 50
Plant type: indeterminate (needs support)
Production: greenhouse and outdoors in pots
Culinary use: Pickle for overwinter eating or crush as a sauce and use on meat, fish or poultry
Note: handle fruits with care, washing hands thoroughly after handling the fruits, due to the heat level.