Trinidad Scorpion Butch T
The recent world record holder for hottest in the world. The Butch T pepper is derived from the Trinidad scorpion indigenous to Trinidad and Tobago. It was named by Australian grower Neil Smith from The Hippy Seed Company, after he got the seeds originally from Butch Taylor (the owner of Zydeco Farms in Woodville/Crosby, Mississippi and a hot sauce company) who is responsible for propagating the pepper's seeds.The "scorpion" peppers got their name from the pointed end of the pepper resembling a scorpion's stinger. About 1.4 million SHUs.