De Arbol

De Arbol

(Capsicum annuum)

Origin : Mexico

Heat Rating : Medium

Scoville Heat Rating : 15000-30000 Scoville units

The de arbol chile originated in Mexico, and today, is popular in Western Mexico. It is related to the cayenne pepper
Chile De Arbol Peppers are named in reference to the woody stems attached to the pod. The Spanish translation of the name means "treelike."

Fruit are slender pointed chillis, 1cm wide and 7-10cm long they mature from light green to dark red and are mild to reasonably hot/

They are often used to make ristras or chilli wreaths. In cooking they have a sharp but distinctive flavour.