A scotch bonnet pepper may sound timid, but it is nothing of the sort. Same as a habanero) that you may potentially find at a supermarket, especially in geographic areas high in Caribbean residents. Why the Caribbean? Because this is THE pepper of the region. In fact, if you say you want a hot pepper in most of the Caribbean islands, the scotch bonnet pepper is what you are handed. Scotch bonnet is used in all sorts of Caribbean cuisine, including the well-known jerk chicken (or jerk pork). Its sweet, tropical flavor pairs perfectly well with island tastes.
Heat Level: 100,000 to 350,000+ Scoville Heat Units
Days to Harvest:90 Days
Seeds per Packet: 10+ Pepper Seeds
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