Here is the Dorset Naga Pepper, Capsicum chinense, Scoville units: 544,000 ~ 1,221,000+ SHU. Type:Super Hot. They can be harvested at either stage of ripeness. The Dorset Naga is a substrain of the original Naga Morich from Bangladesh. Species:Capsicum Chinense. It’s 30 to 50mm fruit are wrinkled; wedge-shaped and ripen from green to red when reaching full maturity. Only the third super-hot to record 1,000,000 Scoville heat units, after ‘Trinidad Moruga’ and ‘Ghost’ (fourth if ‘Carolina Reaper’ is included). The ghost pepper’s hotter cousin. The full story of how the Dorest Naga was born is on their website, but as for the how hot the pepper was, Scoville heat testing in the USA revealed a range of heat levels, the highest at the time was 876,000, enough to make it significantly hotter than the Red Savina. Dorset Naga. Scoville heat units (SHU): 1,000,000 – 1,500,000 Jalapeño reference point: 125 to 600 times hotter Origin: India Products and seeds: Naga Morich on With a venomous bite even more intense than its cousin the ghost pepper, the Naga Morich (also known as the serpent chili and the Dorset Naga*) sits in rarefied air on the pepper scale. Dorset Naga® (Capsicum chinense), has a heat level that averages around a million Scoville Heat Units (SHUs), though it has been measured at 1.6 million SHU by BBC Gardeners’ World, making it one of the hottest chillies in the world.Its scorching heat, combined with a distinctive fruity aroma, ensures that Dorset Naga® it a truly exceptional chilli. The BBC's Gardeners' World television programme recorded a much higher heat level for Dorset Naga. Fun fact: The Dorset Naga is technicallya subspecies, originating from the Naga Morich, but is becoming recognized more and more as a separate variety. The Dorset Naga has a distinctive fruity taste and aroma. The plants are very tall and can reach a height of 1.5 meters when grown in the ground and given plenty of light. The Dorset Naga … 95 days. This subspecies is a very controversial pepper that originates from the Dorset coast of England and was created by Joy and Michael Michaud of Sea Spring Seeds. Since 2005, the heat level of Dorset Naga ranged from 661,451 SHUs for green fruit in 2007, up to 1,032,310 SHUs for ripe fruit harvested in 2009. Origin:Bangladesh. Days to Harvest:100+ days # of Seeds per Packet:10+ Pepper Seeds Nearly 60% hotter than former record holder ‘Red Savina’ and holder of the Guinness World Record itself for a few weeks in 2011. Heat Level:1,000,000 – 1,500,000+ Scoville Heat Units.