Originating from the Caribbean islands, this notorious pepper ranks among the hottest in the world. the Chile Pepper Institute of New Mexico State University reported that the Chocolate Habanero Chile was the hottest chile pepper they had tested.
A unique, rich, smoky flavor unduplicated by any other variety, it is the 'go-to' for making the famous Jamaican Jerk sauce. The chiles mature from green to chocolate brown, and grow to about 3” in length and 2” in width.
Also known as the 'Congo black' as well as a slew of other names, this variety is a must for heat lovers.
SPECIES: C. chinense
HEAT LEVEL: HOT
FRUIT COLOR: Green > Brown
SCOVILLE HU: 300,000 - 450,000