Trinidad Scorpion CARDI

Trinidad Scorpion CARDI


Scientific Classification

Capsicum Chinense

Heat rating in Scovilles:

800000 – 1000000

The Trinidad Scorpion is a hot pepper which originates from Trinidad. The chili pods color from green to golden yellow during ripening. The pods are bigger, longer and thicker than the ‘regular’ Trinidad Scorpion. The are also considerably milder than the traditional red or brown varieties.

CARDI (Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute) in Trinidad and Tobago plays a key role in the development of the Caribbean regional hot pepper industry.

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