The largest pepper in the Naga family, the King Naga has an incredibly high heat level and a fruity flavor. The King Naga pepper is both wider and longer than the Naga Viper, Naga Morich, and Dorset Naga. Although it has not officially been test, it is believed that the King Naga pepper is as hot as the Naga Viper.
In 2011, the King Naga's relative, the Naga Viper, was briefly named the hottest pepper in the world by Guinness World Records, but it was eventually topped by the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion, Trinidad Scorpion Butch T, and Carolina Reaper. as measured by Warwick University. Its heat level is similar to the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion and the Naga Morich, and its slow burn is comparable to that of the Ghost pepper. The Naga Viper's flavor is described as fruity and sweet, but its spicy heat level eventually kicks in to create a extreme burn.
Heat Level: 900,000 to 1,382,118 SHUs
Days to Harvest: 150+ Days
Seeds per Packet: 10+ Pepper Seeds