Common Name*: Serrano Green
Other Names: Serrano Red
Seed Availablity: See actual strain*.
Scoville Heat Units: 10K – 23K SHU
Sauce Strength Rating**: Medium – 3/11
Ripe Colour: See actual strain*.
Ripe Flavour: See actual strain*.
Green Flavour: Dark green, sometimes described as “grassy”. A touch more bitter than a jalapeño.
Related Peppers: Serrano Purple
*This name does not refer to an actual variety but rather to any underripe serrano that isn’t purple. Please click on its “other names” to see the individual strains.
**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.