Here is the Fresno Pepper, Capsicum annuum, Scoville units: 2,500 to 10,000 SHU. The Fresno Pepper was developed and released for commercial cultivation by Clarence Brown Hamlin in 1952. Hamlin named the chili Fresno in honor of Fresno, California. They are very cold-sensitive and disease resistant, with plants reaching a height of 24 to 30 inches. The fruit starts out bright green changing to orange and red as fully matured. You can Grow it as an ornamental, or in the vegetable garden, or both! Open pollinated, 70 days.