Capsicum chinense. So named because of its resemblance to a Tam O’ Shanter Scottish cap, this pepper packs a rather powerful kick, with a nice fruity flavor and has a great aroma.
Scotch Bonnet pepper seeds produce the brightly colored chili peppers that are primarily used in Jamaican and other Caribbean cooking. They are world renown for a flavor profile that is quite distinct from its close cousin the Habanero. If you want the traditional flavor of Jerk seasoning or a Jamaican Hot Sauce, you have to use Scotch Bonnets. Give this variety a little extra time to mature and as much heat as possible. 150,000 – 325,000 SHUs.
Plants must be moved indoors over winter and if kept in a warm room with lots of light, can produce as perennials for a few years.
These are the real Mckoy – Not West Indies Red or Caribbean Hot. They do not turn Red at full maturity. 100% Scotch Bonnet Pepper Seeds.