Trinidad Perfume Pepper

Trinidad Perfume Pepper


Scientific Classification

Capsicum Chinense

Heat rating in Scovilles:

0 – 500

The Trinidad Perfume chile pepper is a mild pepper with very little to no heat. It’s heat is probably closer to a bell pepper than a scorpion pepper. It is a habanero type and produces pods similar to a typical orange habanero pepper.

They mature from green to a bright yellow color. When cooked, they give off a perfume-like scent, hence the name. In flavor, they have a mild citrus-like taste, similar to a habanero, but with smoky undertones.  A perfect low-heat option for tropical salsas and hot sauces.

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