Proper Name: Adjuma Red
Type: Capsicum Chinense
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: 100K – 500K SHU
Sauce Strength Rating*: Extra Hot – 4/11
Ripe Flavour: Floral red pepper flavour with a tiny bit of richness to it. Somewhere between a standard red habanero and a much milder armageddon.
Green Flavour: Light green, grassy, floral and very sharp. Pretty pleasant once cooked, though.
*While they are often used to refer to this pepper, these names actually belong to other, related varieties. Please click on them for more information.
**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.