Common Name: Pink Tiger
Proper Name: Bhut de Neyede*
Other Names: ???
Type: Capsicum Chinense/Annuum (OR Assamicum/Annuum)
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: ???
Sauce Strength Rating**: Super Hot – 5/10
Colour: Light green with purple stripes, ripening to a very pale peach with pink stripes. Absolutely beautiful when the patterning is perfect but often a little blotchy. The patterning of this strain is not yet consistent, even if its traits in general are stable.
Ripe Flavour: Mild, fruity, apple-peel like flavour in the skin, with a bitter, floral, perfumey naga placenta taste inside.
Green Flavour: ???
Related Peppers: Bhut Jolokia Red, Pimenta de Neyede, The Pain, Pimenta Leopard, Purple Cream
*This name refers to more than one strain of pepper. Click on it for my disambiguation page.
**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.