This is not an heirloom variety. It is a hybrid, non-GMO. Silver Queen corn and Carolina Reaper are the only non-heirloom varieties we carry. Both are excellent varieties, but seeds saved from these varieties will not produce the same fruit/vegetable.
In 2013, The Guinness Book of World Records declared the Carolina Reaper the “World’s Hottest Pepper.” Carolina Reaper is a serious scorcher! If you like extreme heat, Carolina Reaper is a must. For those less adventurous, they make a great conversation piece in the garden. These devious little peppers are fiery red with a little scythe-shaped tail at the base of many fruit, hence the name reaper. 1,500,000+ Scovilles. In comparison the spicy habanero is a mere 100,000 Scovilles.