Pepper Plant, Trinidad Scorpion Moruga
Scoville Scale: 2,000,000 (according to CPI)
Days to Maturity: 100 to 120 days
In 2012, the Chile Pepper Institute located on the New Mexico State University campus rated the Moruga pepper at 2 million on the Scoville Heat Unit Scale. The plant bears wrinkled fruit, that begin green and ripen to red. The peppers are extremely hot. The pepper originated in the Caribbean. Use extreme caution when handling and eating.
Plants are grown in 2.5” pots. All vegetable and herb plants are grown using organic methods and will be ready in May. Plants can be picked up at Walnut Grove Vocational Farm, 33600 Pearl Street Kirkland, IL or DCCG can deliver plants to the following towns: Big Rock, Cortland, Hampshire, Hinckley, DeKalb, Geneva, Genoa, Kingston, Kirkland, Maple Park, St. Charles, Sycamore, and Waterman. Photo copyright Ball Horticultural Company