Scotch Bonnet, Yellow

Scotch Bonnet, Yellow

Scotch Bonnet, Yellow pod
Scotch Bonnet, Yellow pod

Capsicum chinense


The Scotch Bonnet is a popular Caribbean habanero type pepper. They generally have a fruitier flavor and more or less heat than standard orange habaneros. They are a popular ingredient in jerk sauce, and many other sauces, powders and seasonings.


Pod weight: 13.1 grams
Pod length: 1 inch
Pod width: 1 1/2 inches
Amount eaten: whole pod
Heat: 6
Flavor: 8
Burn Profile: Overall mouth and tongue burn
Effects: None
Cap Cramps:  None


The pod was extremely thick walled, crunchy and juicy. It had a very fruity flavor, with no bitterness. The heat on this particular pod was a little less than orange hab level, but another pod I tried off the same plant was hotter. The heat was very smooth.


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