Re: [gardeners] 4th of July in the garden

Carol J. Bova (
Tue, 04 Jul 2000 09:08:37 -0700

I just saw a tv food show where the chef talked about the hotness of
peppers... there is actually a rating system of 'hotness'. A bell pepper
is a zero, a jalapeno is rated at 10,000 of these units and a habanero
is rated at 300,000 on this system! 

Too hot for me!

Carol J. Bova  Sunland, California

Craig Watts wrote:
> <snip>
> BTW- the habanero peppers were a specialty seed also from Shepard.
> Purchased six seeds. Not to be commercially propagated, personal use
> only. Suppose to be the hottest of hot. Will let you know on that one.
> Craig Watts- Raleigh, N.C.