Here is the Black Scorpion Pepper, Capsicum annuum, Scoville units: 2,000 ~ 8,000 SHU. The Black Scorpion Pepper we believe originates from the USA. This pepper variety is NOT the Black Scorpion Tongue! They produce peppers about 1 1/2 – 2 inches round and fruits turn pitch black in full sun then ripen to an orange red color. These plants can be very productive and love warm temperatures. One plant can produce dozens or more peppers. Fruits take a long time to ripen, Open pollinated, 85 days. Visit HRSeeds.com for your garden seeds!