Proper Name: 7-Pot/Pod Primo Red
Other Names: N/A
Type: Capsicum Chinense/Frutescens (AKA “Assamicum”)
Seed Availablity: Unavailable
Scoville Heat Units: 1.47 Million Average SHU
Sauce Strength Rating*: Record – 10/10
Colour: Slightly Pinkish Red
Ripe Flavour: Gentle, mellowed out red chilli with peppery notes. I find that a bitter or sour element tends to acompany this pepper’s heat but it appears to be genetic. Those who don’t experience it tend to find the Primo quite sweet.
Green Flavour: ???
Products: CaJohn’s Hydra
*This value represents the heat rating that I would expect to give to a sauce using this pepper as its main ingredient. Other ingredients or particularly high purity may result in a slightly stronger sauce, while lower concentrations will yeild a weaker one and other products may vary.