Proper Name: Naga Morich Red
Other Names: Naga
Type: Capsicum Chinense/Frutescens (AKA “Assamicum”)
Seed Availablity: Unavailable
Scoville Heat Units: Near 1 Million SHU
Sauce Strength Rating*: Super Hot – 5/10
Ripe Flavour: Deep red, rich, ghost pepper-like flavour with a touch of bitterness and floral tones. Very similar to the Dorset Naga.
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.