Did you know this about pepper? | Enza Zaden


Fun Facts

Did you know these 3 things about pepper?

  1. Chile peppers range in heat from 0 Scoville Heat Units (Bell Pepper) to more than 2,000,000 SHU (Trinidad Moruga Scorpion).

  2. Some people believe the seeds of the pepper are the spiciest part, but it’s actually the flesh near them that sets your tongue on fire.

  3. While capsaicin may burn and irritate the flesh of mammals, birds are completely immune to its effects.

Interesting, isn't it?

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