I Scream Scorpion’ Hot Pepper

Capsicum chinense

Bears delightfully fruity, yellow-orange fruit with a characteristic ‘scorpion tail.’ Heat is very high, though not quite up to super-hot level. Great flavour and very rare! Plants are highly ornamental.

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Tender but will make it in Bay Area Winters if fully protected

Habit: Grows 2 to 3' tall and 1' wide

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Rich soil high in organic matter

Origin: Hybrid created by Butch Taylor of Zydeco Farms in Crosby, Mississippi

I Scream Scorpion’ Hot Pepper