Trinidad Scorpion, Butch T Strain
Origin : Trinidad
Heat Rating : EXTREME
Scoville Heat Rating : 1300000+ Scoville Units
A very rare variety from Trinidad & Tobago, it is so named as the end resembles a scorpions tail.
Currently measured as the world's hottest. The pepper is a particular strain of the Trinidad Scorpion. It is named after Butch Taylor, the owner of a hot sauce company who is responsible for propagating the seeds.
The heat level rivals the Naga Morich chile and the Trinidad 7 Pot. The 5-7cm long pods are intensely hot and turn from green to red when mature.
The plant has green stems, green leaves, and creamy-yellow flowers .
The pods are used to make some of the worlds hottest chilli sauces.