Here is the Hardy Chili Pepper, Capsicum flexuosum, Scoville Units: 8,000 SHU. This is part one of a series of videos i will be doing on the hardy chili pepper. This species is known to handle pretty cold temperatures and is one of the most difficult capsicum species to grow. It has a somatic chromosome number of 2n=2x=24. Open pollinated over 100 days. Visit HRSeeds.com for your garden seeds!