The Scotch Bonnet is a very popular hot Caribbean pepper originally from Jamaica. The 1 1/2" peppers are very hot, with a SHU (Scoville Heat Units) rating of 150,000 - 350,000. While they are hotter than a habanero, Scotch Bonnet Peppers have a much sweeter, fruitier unique taste all of their own. They are an important ingredient in Jamaican Jerk spice mixes.
Name: Yellow Scotch Bonnet Pepper Other Common Names: Bahamian Pepper / Jamaican Pepper / Martinique Pepper / Scotty Bons / Bonney Pepper / Caribbean Pepper / Ball-of-fire Pepper Scientific Name: Capsicum Annuum Color: Yellow Plant Seeds: at 80 - 85f Harvest: 75 Days Hardiness Zone: Annual Plant Height: 18 - 24" Plant Spacing: 18 - 24" Light Requirements: Sun Soil and Water Preferences: Average