Like the closely related Habanero, Scottish Talk has a thermal rating of 100,000 to 350,000 Scoville units.
Originating from Yucutan
For comparison, most jalapeño peppers have a spiciness rating of 2,500 to 8,000 on the Scoville scale.
This pepper variety is about twice as hot as a standard orange habanero pepper.
These peppers are used in a variety of dishes and seasonings around the world and are often used in hot sauces and seasonings. One of the hottest versions of Habanero is the Caribbean Red. Originating from the Yucutan Peninsula in Mexico, it is now commonly grown in the Caribbean and North America as well.