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Bahamian Goat

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Bahamian Goat

Species: Capsicum chinense
Scoville Heat Units: 150,000 – 325,000 SHU
Heat Category: Very Hot
Origin: The Bahamas
Flavour: A fruity taste and very hot.
Background: Pale orange or peach coloured pods sometimes with a small scorpion tail. Similar to the Scotch bonnet in heat, it is considered rare outside of the Bahamas, yet highly sought for its distinctive flavour.

Bonda Ma Jaques

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Bonda Ma Jaques

Species: Capsicum chinense [Hybrid]
Scoville Heat Units: 200,000 – 300,000 SHU
Heat Category: Very Hot
Origin: Lesser Antilles, West Indies
Flavour: Very hot, aromatic pods with a sweet and tangy citrus flavour.
Background: The Bonda Ma Jaques, a very rare variety of Habanero, produces elongated pods of around 6 cm long by 3 cm wide with medium thick flesh which matures from green to yellow.

Datil Yellow

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Datil Yellow Chillis

Datil Yellow

Species: Capsicum chinense
Scoville Heat Units: 100,000 – 300,000 SHU
Heat Category: Very Hot
Origin: Minorca, Spain
Flavour: Similar potent heat to habanero but more sweet and fruity.
Background: The Datil is not actually a habanero, but a close relative. The pods are loved so much in St. Augustine, Florida that they hold an annual Datil Pepper Festival each October although the full history is unknown.

Malaysian Goronong

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Malaysian Goronong “Cili Goronong”

Species: Capsicum chinense
Scoville Heat Units: 250,000 to 400,000 SHU
Heat Category: Very Hot
Origin: Malaysia
Flavour: Tropical fruit flavour and smokey aromas.
Background: The long, twisted and contorted pods mature from light green to bright yellow then orange, typically growing as an Annual or Perennial. These pods have a similar heat level to a Red Habanero.

Murupi Amarela

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Murupi Amarela

Species: Capsicum chinense
Scoville Heat Units: 100,000 SHU
Heat Category: Very Hot
Origin: Brazil
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”.

Vietato

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Vietato

Species: Capsicum annuum
Scoville Heat Units: 60,000 – 80,000 SHU (estimated)
Heat Category: Medium
Origin: Italy
Flavour: A good heat with a typical annuum flavour.
Background: Designed by dr. Mario Dadomo, the Vietato (Italian for “Forbidden”) has a high seed germination, lots of heat for an annuum and a decent shelf life for pods once picked.

Purple Haze

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Purple Haze Chillis

Purple Haze

Species: Capsicum annuum
Scoville Heat Units: 75,000 SHU
Heat Category: Medium
Origin: Unknown
Flavour: A long pod with a decent heat.
Background: The elongated Pods start off a deep, dark lilac colour then turn to a purple-red as they ripen. The plants have purple stems and flowers making them popular as ornamentals.

Aji Limon

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Aji Limon [ah-hee] “Lemon Drop”

Species: Capsicum baccatum
Scoville Heat Units: 40,000 – 60,000 SHU
Heat Category: Medium
Origin: Peru
Flavour: A fresh citrus flavour and a decent heat.
Background: Known in Peru as “Kellu Uchu” this is the most common Peruvian ajis peppers – cultivated for over 7,000 years, thier distinct flavour is still popular today.

Aji Fantasy

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Aji Fantasy

Species: Capsicum baccatum [Hybrid]
Scoville Heat Units: 30,000 -40,000 SHU
Heat Category: Medium
Origin: Finland
Flavour: Fruity with sweet overtones and a gentle heat.
Background: Developed by Fatalii Gourmet to be the first variety bred in Finland for commercial use. The pods are yellow, medium sized and bell shaped. *Not for sale due to Commercial Patent Protection*

Bangalore Whippet’s Tail

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Bangalore Whippet’s Tail

Species: Capsicum annuum
Scoville Heat Units: 20,000 – 50,000 (estimated) SHU
Heat Category: Medium
Origin: Bangalore, India
Flavour: A thick pod with a decent heat.
Background: A cross of a Bangalore Torpedo and a Whippet’s Tail – Capsicum Frutescens X Capsicum Annuum. The plant is a heavy producer of these curly, long and unusual looking pods.