Habanero Chile Pepper Facts

  1. Habanero Chile Pepper FactsHabanero Chile Peppers are considered to be the hottest edible Chile in the world.
  2. The Heat of the Habanero Chile Pepper usually ranges between 100,000-350,000 Scoville units but some have been rated as high as 600,000 Scoville units.
  3. There are at least 18 varieties of Habanero Peppers and new types are being grown. Here is a partial list:
  • Red Habanero
  • Orange Habanero
  • Caribbean Red
  • Habanero Condor’s Beak
  • Big Sun Habanero
  • Golden Habanero
  • Mustard Habanero
  • Scotch Bonnet Pepper
  • Hot Paper Lantern
  • Red Savina
  • Datil Peppers
  • Peach Habanero
  • Yucatan White Habanero Peppers
  • White Bullet Habanero (TM)
  • Peruvian White Habanero
  • White Giant Habanero Peppers
  • Jamaican Chocolate Habanero Peppers
  1. Color is not an indication of the heat intensity of Habanero Chili Peppers. The heat will vary from pepper to pepper.
  2. Hydroponic technology is popular for growing Habaneros.
  3. The largest producer of the Habanero Chile is Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.
  4. Habanero Chiles can be many colors depending on the variety including orange, red, brown, white and pink. The hottest Habanero, the Red Savina pepper, is deep red.
  5. You can reduce the heat of the Habanero in cooking by removing the seeds and insides of the chile.
  6. Eating or drinking dairy products can help ease the heat pain caused by a hot Habanero.
  7. Habaneros grow best in areas with a strong morning sun and a slightly acidic soil.

MySpicer Habanero Chile Peppers Scoville Heat Units range between 200,000 to 300,000.