Naga Viper Purple


Proper Name: Naga Viper Purple

Pronunciation: ???

Other Names: Purple Viper Naga, Purple Viper Chilli, Purple Naga

Type: Capsicum Chinense/Frutescens (AKA “Assamicum”)

Rarity: Mythic

Seed Availablity: Trade Only

Scoville Heat Units: ???

Sauce Strength Rating*: Super Hot – 8/11

Colour: Ripens from light green, through purple, to red.

Ripe Flavour: Deep red, rich, ghost pepper-like flavour with fruitier tones coming in from its scorpion heritage. More of those orange-like fruit notes come through than in the red variety and none of its greener side can be tasted.

Green Flavour: ???

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Related Peppers: Naga Viper Red, Naga Viper Purple Chocolate

You may also enjoy: Bhut Jolokia Red, Dorset Naga Red, Naga Morich Red, Trinidad Scorpion Red, Trinidad Scorpion Moruga Blend Red, Trinidad Scorpion Butch T Red

*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.

Image provided by Gerald Fowler of The Chilli Pepper Company.