Carolina Reaper


The Carolina Reaper was dubbed the hottest pepper in the world by Guinness World Records.  This variety was created by Ed Curry, and was originally called the HP22B.  The fruit is bright red, very bumpy and has a very unique tail.  The plant can get quite large, reaching 5-6 feet tall.  The SHU averages at around 1.5 million and peak at 2.2 million.  

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