Proper Name: Jalapeño Purple
Pronunciation: Ha-la-pen-yoe Per-Pul
Other Names: N/A
Type: Capsicum Annuum
Seed Availablity: Unavailable
Scoville Heat Units: 2.5K – 8K SHU
Sauce Strength Rating*: Medium – 2.5/11
Colour: Purple, ripening to Red
Ripe Flavour: A slightly sweet, juicy and slightly fruity red pepper taste.
Green Flavour: Dark green, sometimes described as “grassy”, with tiny perfumed hints near the stem. I, personally, prefer them to other Jalapeños but the difference is minor.
*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.