Rocoto Red

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Proper Name: Rocoto Red

Pronunciation: Rroe-koe-toe Rehd

Other Names: Locoto Red

Type: Capsicum Pubescens

Rarity: Uncommon

Seed Availablity: Unavailable

Scoville Heat Units: 30K – 100K SHU

Sauce Strength Rating*: 3/11

Colour: Red

Ripe Flavour: Savoury, red and slightly mushy fruit. Somewhat reminiscent of plum.

Green Flavour: ???

Products: HipChips’ Veggie Ceviche, Char Man’s Caribbean

Recipes: ???

Related Peppers: Rocoto Orange, Rocoto Yellow, Montufar

You may also enjoy: Scotch Bonnet Red, Cereja Roxa, Cheiro Roxa, Fidalgo Roxa

*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.