'Carolina Reaper' Capsicum annuum
For those extreme pepper eaters, Carolina reaper is a must-- for those less adventurous, they make a great conversation piece in the garden. These devious little peppers are fiery red with a little scythe-shaped tail at the base of each fruit, hence the name reaper. The heat rating on these monsters is 1,569,300 Scovilles, in comparison, the spicy habanero is a mere 100,000 scovilles
CAUTION: Use rubber gloves, or clean the hot peppers under running water to avoid skin burn from the pepper juice.
- Height: 36"
- Space: 36"
- Maturity: 100-120 days