The Red Savina was once the hottest pepper in the world at 577k shu's but lost its crown to the Ghost Pepper in 2007. Until 2011, it was protected by the U.S. Plant Variety Protection Act. They ripen from green to red and measure 1.5 to 2 inches and typically a round slightly wrinkled lantern shape. They are an extremely hot habanero with a great sweet flavor.
Heat level:400k - 577k (SHU) Scoville Heat Units – Very Hot