Species: Capsicum chinense
Scoville Heat Units: 100,000 SHU
Heat Category: Very Hot
Flavour: Strong lemon / lime chinense flavour followed by a good heat.
Background: A very rare variety from the northern jungles of Brazil and popular in. The abundant wrinkled pods ripen to a creamy colour and can get a yellow tint – “amarela” being the Portuguese word for “yellow”.