Proper Name: Pimenta de Neyde
Other Names: ???
Type: Capsicum Annuum/Chinense
Seed Availablity: Unavailable
Scoville Heat Units: 100K – 250K SHU
Sauce Strength Rating*: Hot – 3.5/11
Colour: A shade of purple that will vary from slightly pink to almost black and doesn’t appear to change with pod ripeness. Quite unusual.
Ripe Flavour: Red pepper meets apple peel.
Green Flavour: Slightly appley, slightly floral and somewhat bitter green chilli.
Related Peppers: Bhut de Neyde
You may also enjoy: Pot Black
*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.