Top 10 World’s Hottest Peppers

Updated for 2014 – Hot Peppers

Crazy Hot Seeds has the most up-to-date list of the World’s Hottest Peppers.


Top 10 Hottest Peppers in the World

The previous world champion, Moruga Scorpion has been dethroned!!  The new Guiness World Records World’s Hottest Pepper is the Carolina Reaper. As of November 20, 2013 the Carolina Reaper has been given the title as the Hottest Pepper in the World.

Top Ten Hottest Peppers In The World 2014

SHU = Scoville Heat Unit (A measure of Spiciness)

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1. Carolina Reaper   2,200,000 SHU

There is nothing normal about this pepper. It was bred for heat and that it is. Oddly enough this pepper has excellent flavor as well. The Carolina Reaper is officially the Worlds Hottest Pepper as ranked by Guinness Records. Now Available LIVE Carolina Reaper Plants. Order yours today!

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Moruga Scorpion

2. Trinidad Moruga Scorpion   2,009,231 SHU

Straight from the depths of hell, Trinidad Scorpion Moruga Blend, AKA Moruga Scorpion, is a rare sought after pepper that was only just recently discovered

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3. 7 Pot Douglah    1,853,936 SHU

Well renown in the pepper community as one of the hottest peppers with the best flavor. You can’t go wrong with fresh, dried, or powdered Douglah on any food. Also known as 7 Pod Douglah, Chocolate 7 Pod or the 7 Pot Brown.

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Trinidad Scorpion Butch T

4. Trinidad Scorpion Butch T     1,463,700 SHU

Previous Guiness Books of World Records holder. No doubt it’s insanely hot, but other peppers have been proven to be hotter.

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Naga Viper

5. Naga Viper   1,349,000 SHU

Extremely rare pepper cultivated in the UK. Combination of many different peppers and years of cross pollination created this variety of “Super HOT” pepper

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7 Pot Primo

6. 7 Pot Primo   1,268,250 SHU

The 7 Pot Primo is very distinctive with its long skinny “tail”. Some recent peppers cultivators have tried to replicate this look because the tail is just terrifying. When you just look at this pepper, you know it’s going to be INSANELY hot.

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Bhut Jolokia (Ghost Pepper)

7. Bhut Jolokia (Ghost Pepper)   1,041,427 SHU

The most famous “Super Hot” due to the amount of press it has received in the past. It exploded in popularity on YouTube and other social sites where pepper heads ate whole Ghost Peppers as a challenge. This is the first pepper to scientifically test over 1 million scovilles. Many mistakenly still believe it is the World’s Hottest. As you can see, it is far from it.

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Naga Morich

Naga Morich      1,000,000 SHU

Regional pepper of India, similar to Bhut Jolokia.

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Dorset Naga

Dorset Naga      1,000,000 SHU

Regional pepper of India, similar to Bhut Jolokia, smoother skin than Naga Morich.

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Brain Strain


8. 7 Pot Brain Strain  ~1,000,000 SHU

The Brain Strain, characterized by its bumpy/wavy skin that closely resembles a human brain. This pepper not only looks like brain, but sets it on FIRE! This pepper has insane heat!

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9. Other 7 Pot Varieties  800,000 – 1,000,000 SHU

(SR Strain, Jonah, Yellow)     


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7 Pot Red (Giant) 

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Red Savina Habanero

10. Red Savina Habanero    500,000 SHU

Back in the early years of super hots, the Red Savina Habanero was KING! He has since been dethroned and many peppers have passed him in heat. The Red Savina just barely makes the Top 10, but does so in fashion with its great flavor and extreme heat.

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