Variety: Thai Chili Peppers

Variety Overview

Thai chilies are a small pepper that pack a lot of heat, at about 50,000 to 100,000 Scoville units. They're bright green when immature, turning glossy red when mature. Their flesh has a meaty texture.


  • Peppers, Chili
  • Cooking Vegetables,Salad Vegetables
  • Long, thin, green to vibrant red pepper that tapers to a point

  • Meaty-textured

  • Very spicy, with a lingering heat

  • About half an inch to three inches long and about a quarter of an inch to half an inch wide

  • Bright green to vibrant red

  • Long and thin, tapering to a point

  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Numerous tiny seeds

  • Year-round

  • Photo courtesy Frieda's Inc.

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