Purple Flash

kuvaszlvrNovember 29, 2011

Anyone know the scoville rating of the Purple Flash pepper? I have searched and searched and can't find anything. Only thing I find is several statements, "too hot to eat." Umm, Yeah, sure. ;-)

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romy6(9)

Looks like a ornamental. Most likely around the heat of a tobasco. 50,000 just a guess. Not too hot :)

Here is a link that might be useful: purple flash

    Bookmark   November 30, 2011 at 11:28AM
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habjolokia

Found a site that listed at 30,000 but GW blocked the link when I tried to add the website.

    Bookmark   November 30, 2011 at 12:56PM
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kuvaszlvr

Thanks guys. Yes romy6 it is an ornamental, I read somewhere they say you can eat it but it's flavor isn't very good. Now they've piqued my interest. ;-)

Dave's says 5000-30000, but they seem to say that about a lot of peppers.

I'm sorry the link was blocked habjolokia, I would have liked to have seen it... Thanks for looking, both of you!

I must admit, it is a gorgeous plant. She grew it this last year and said it bloomed profusely but did not give a single fruit.

    Bookmark   November 30, 2011 at 4:14PM
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