Proper Name: Naga Morich Orange
Other Names: Orange Naga
Type: Capsicum Chinense/Frutescens (AKA “Assamicum”)
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: Near 1 Million SHU
Sauce Strength Rating*: Super Hot – 5/10
Colour: Orange, tending slightly towards the red end of the spectrum.
Ripe Flavour: A carroty, fruity, orange pepper taste with a somewhat floral placenta and a lot more of that rich, savoury, ghost pepper depth than the Bhut Jolokia Orange Copenhagen. Also holds a surprising crunch for a superhot.
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.