Pequin NuMex Bailey


Proper Name: Pequin NuMex Bailey

Pronunciation: Peh-Keen Nyu-Mex Bay-Lee

Name Origin: Mexican spanish and the New Mexico State University

Other Names: Piquin, Bird’s Eye*, Bird Pepper*

Type: Capsicum Annuum (Glabriusculum subtype)

Rarity: Common

Seed Availablity: Trade Only

Scoville Heat Units: 40K – 60K SHU

Sauce Strength Rating**: Hot – 3/11

Colour: Red

Ripe Flavour: A savoury, nutty red pepper with mild berry hints that tastes almost cherry smoked when dried.

Green Flavour: ???

Products: Chilli BobsPink Peppercorn & Chilli Pickled Onions?, McIlhenny Co.’s Tabasco Brand Pepper Sauce?, Tabasco Chipotle Cola? & Tabasco Scorpion Sauce?, Dipitt’s Tobasco Sauce?, The Heat Lab’s Sweet Chilli? & Roast Garlic?

Recipes: ???

Related Peppers: Tepin Colarado (Chiltepin)

You may also enjoy: Tepin Colarado, Scorpoñero, Carboñero Red

* This name refers to more than one pepper. Click it for more info.

**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.