Scientific name: Capsicum chinense

 'Carolina Reaper'

Scoville scale: up to ~2,200,000 SHU

This evil-looking monster with its sting-like tail, is the current world champion for heat, and to be used with caution!

CAROLINA REAPER

Scientific name: Capsicum chinense 'Habanero Chocolate'

Scoville scale: ~425,000–575,000 SHU

The Chocolate Hab combines fire with delicious fruity flavour, and is one of our absolute favourites. 

CHOCOLATE HABANERO

Scientific name: Capsicum annuum 

Scoville scale: ~5,000-10,000 SHU

This gem turns from shiny deep purple to jewel-red. Not the hottest, it still packs a punch – and is unrivalled for truly fabulous flavour.

HUNGARIAN BLACK

Scientific name: Capsicum chinense 

Scoville scale: ~125,000–325,000 SHU

Originally from Africa, this chilli has a wonderfully fresh citrus flavour with terrific burn that creeps up on you slowly – perfect for our sauces.

FATALII

Scientific name: Capsicum chinense × Capsicum frutescens 

Scoville scale: ~1,569,000 SHU

Bhut Jolokia translates literally as “ghost chilli”, hence the ghoulish nickname for this fearsome pepper that once held the record for its killer heat. 

BHUT JOLOKIA

Scientific name: Capsicum chinense 

Scoville scale: ~1,000,000–1,350,000 SHU

One of the hottest chilli peppers on the planet, Habanero 7-pots gets their name because one fruit is sufficient for 7 pots of curry.

HABANERO 7-POT BRAINSTORM

Scientific name: Capsicum chinense 

Scoville scale: ~700,000–800,000 SHU

A new breed of super hot, the profuse crop of chestnut-brown, thin, wrinkly pods combine amazing taste with searing heat – what’s not to love?  

BLACK NAGA

Scientific name: Capsicum chinense 'Naga Morich'

Scoville scale: ~1,000,000–1,598,200 SHU

A close cousin of the Bhut Jolokia and the Dorset Naga, this native of Northern Bangladesh is known appropriately as the ‘serpent chilli’. 

NAGA MORICH

Homegrown chillies, homemade sauces

 

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