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Chinese pepper 'Trinidad Morouga Scorpion'

Capsicum chinense

'Trinidad Morouga Scorpion' is a Chinese pepper variety in the Capsicum genus with a scientific name of Capsicum chinense.

One of the two hottest peppers in existence. 1,200,000 Scoville units.

This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Trinidad Morouga Scorpion is known for its Erect habit and growing to a height of approximately 45.72 cm (1.49 feet).

Trinidad Morouga Scorpion Chinese pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Chinese pepper 'Trinidad Morouga Scorpion'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Trinidad Morouga Scorpion is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Trinidad Morouga Scorpion are Zone 5 and Zone 12. Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 7.0 and 8.5 as Trinidad Morouga Scorpion likes to be in neutral soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Trinidad Morouga Scorpion from seed

Start indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.

Aim to sow 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Trinidad Morouga Scorpion

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Trinidad Morouga Scorpion is a tender plant.

Harvesting Trinidad Morouga Scorpion

Chinese pepper 'Trinidad Morouga Scorpion' information

How long does Trinidad Morouga Scorpion take to grow?

These estimates for how long Chinese pepper 'Trinidad Morouga Scorpion' takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

Other Names for Chinese pepper 'Trinidad Morouga Scorpion'

Trinidada Scorpion

Latest Chinese pepper 'Trinidad Morouga Scorpion' Reviews

  • 18 Feb 2013

    Sprocket1980 Sprocket1980's Pepper - Trinidad Scorpion "Butch-T" chili [2013] was Reviewed day 0

    One of the hottest chilis in the world! A little tricky to germinate and the plants take a long time to set fruit but, once they do, they produce lots of golf-ball sized peppers with a somewhat fruity smell and taste. My plants last year grew to almost 5

    5 stars

  • 08 Jan 2012

    misskittin misskittin's Chilli "Trinidad Scorpion" was Reviewed day 242

    Crikey! Really deep/fruity flavour, but this takes “hot” to a new level. Tiny piece nibbled, amazing “glow”, both at lips and back of throat. I have hiccups! After-glow lasted a good 30 minutes ;-)

    5 stars

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