Proper Name: Dorset Naga Red
Other Names: Naga
Type: Capsicum Chinense/Frutescens (AKA “Assamicum”)
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: 920K – 1.2 Million SHU
Sauce Strength Rating*: Super Hot – 5/11
Ripe Flavour: Deep red, rich, ghost pepper-like flavour with a touch of bitterness and floral tones. Very similar to the Naga Morich.
Green Flavour: ???
*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.