So beautiful! The chocolate-brown, lantern shaped fruit are about 2” long, and so ornamental! But don’t let the color fool you; these are not candy, but rather flaming-hot fruit that carry a massive 425,000 Scoville units of heat! Hot pepper enthusiasts love the heat and flavor that these chocolate fruits are packed with, but be careful and use in moderation.
Scoville heat units (SHU): 425,000 – 577,000 SHU
Median heat: 501,000 SHU