Chungyang Red Pepper
|Chungyang Red Pepper|
Unripe peppers in a basket
|Hybrid parentage||C. chinense × C. frutescens|
|Scoville scale||10,000-23,000 SHU|
|Revised Romanization||Cheong-yang Gochu|
The Chungyang Red Pepper' is a small-sized chili pepper that has a strong burning sensation when eaten. It is a cultivar of the species Capsicum annuum originating in South Korea and developed by Dr. Il-ung Yoo (유일웅) by hybridizing Thai and Jeju-do cultivars. Chungyang Red Peppers have 10,000 - 23,000 Scoville heat units.