- Believed to originate from Mexico these tiny chiles are full of heat measureing at least 50,000 SHU.
Capsicum annuum (100 days) Pequin peppers are originally believed to have come from Mexico long ago. They are a tiny Chile at only 1" long, but don't let that fool you they pack a punch! A wallop is more like it. Pequin is 50,000+ on the Scoville Heat Unit Scale. Approx. 30 Seeds per package.