Capsicum chinense

Capsicum chinense was named so as chinense means "from China" which is not correct as they originated from the Amazon. This species includes some of the world's hottest peppers. Peppers in this species come in a wide variety of colors, and often have a distinctive fruity tropical flavors. With multiple flowers per node, they typically have an annular constriction where the pedicel meets the fruit, and leaves. Most peppers in this species are extremely hot like the Carolina Reaper. The flowers are typically small and white, with a fruity scent and often smaller then an annuum. This page will have most of the Capsicum chinense species we offer on There will be varieties on this page that won't be anywhere else on this site. when you see (HR) then it's one of ours! If you don't see what you're looking for, try a site search or check our PEPPER & TOMATO SEED LIST page.