Proper Name: Pequin NuMex Bailey
Pronunciation: Peh-Keen Nyu-Mex Bay-Lee
Name Origin: Mexican spanish and the New Mexico State University
Type: Capsicum Annuum (Glabriusculum subtype)
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: 40K – 60K SHU
Sauce Strength Rating**: Hot – 3/11
Ripe Flavour: A savoury, nutty red pepper with mild berry hints that tastes almost cherry smoked when dried.
Green Flavour: ???
Related Peppers: Tepin Colarado (Chiltepin)
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**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.