The former world's hottest pepper in 2012 until it was dethroned by the Carolina Reaper in 2013. The average number of Scoville Units in the Trinidad Scorpion Moruga was 1.2 million with some chili pods even measuring 2,009,231 million Scoville Units. The peppers have a wrinkled appearance. Native to the lands of Moruga in Trinidad and Tobago.
Heat level: 1,200,000 to 2,009,000 (SHU) Scoville Heat Units - Nuclear Hot
Flavor: Fruity and flavorful if you can taste it through the blistering heat!