Proper Name: Tepin Colarado
Name Origin: ???
Other Names: Chiltepin, Bird’s Eye*, Bird Pepper*
Type: Capsicum Annuum (Glabriusculum subtype)
Seed Availablity: Trade Only
Scoville Heat Units: 50K – 300K SHU with one scientific paper claiming up to 1.6 Million
Sauce Strength Rating**: ?/11
Ripe Flavour: ???
Green Flavour: ???
Related Peppers: Tepin Amarillo, Tepin Capuccino
You may also enjoy: Biquiño Red, Pequin NuMex Bailey
* 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.