As one of the hottest peppers in the world, Trinidad Scorpion Peppers can reach over 2 million Scoville units! The petite fruit has a smoother skin than others in this class and a slightly fruity flavor to accompany the high heat.
The pods of Trinidad Scorpion Hot Pepper seeds are 2 inches long and 2 1/2 inches wide. Sometimes, this pepper will grow a long tail resembling a scorpion, hence the name Scorpion Pepper. Many growers buy Scorpion Pepper seeds for various uses in salsas and hot sauces. When handling this pepper, use extreme caution and wear hand, eye and breathing protection.
Approx 25 seeds
Depth: 1/4 inch
Spacing: 10-14 inches
Soil type: well draining, rich
Sun: full sun
Days to harvest: 100 days
Hardiness Zones: 4-11
Start indoors in bright light 8-12 weeks before last frost date. Heat mat helps to warm soil and speed germination. Peppers often appreciate a bit of afternoon shade during the hottest summer weather.
Hand harvested and packed for the 2023 season. We are a small batch grower, so limited quantities are available.
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