Man o man, this pepper has fire. Picking these little devils can cause harm as they separate from the stem easily and leak vital fluids. Gloves are recommended for those who cannot take the pain. Though not one of the hottest peppers, it's one of the best we have found. These plants are prolific and have survived for many years when potted or in the ground and well protected. It was one of two seeds sent from the Pacific Rim under this name by a crazy brother of the seed.