The Red Devil’s Tongue pepper has extreme heat and a fruity flavor, making it a popular choice for spicy salsas and hot sauces. The Red Devil’s Tongue pepper, which is curvy and wrinkly, is slightly hotter than the Habanero pepper. Its appearance is somewhat similar to that of the Fatalii pepper. Thick walls set this pepper apart from its relatives as the Red Devil’s Tongue pepper can be a great base for salsa or hot sauces. The thick walls also make the Red Devil’s Tongue pepper a popular hot pepper for pickling.
The Devil’s Tongue pepper’s citrusy sweet flavor, combined with its rich color, make it a terrific pepper for those who enjoy extreme heat. Red Devil’s Tongue peppers are typically hotter and sweeter than the Yellow Devil’s Tongue pepper. The Chocolate Devil’s Tongue pepper has a slightly smoky flavor compared to the other Devil’s Tongue pepper varieties. The Devil’s Tongue pepper ranges from 125,000 to 325,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU).
Plants are shipped in 3 inch reusable plastic pots and are approximately 4 to 6 inches tall.