his chart shows the Sandia Seed Company peppers listed by scoville heat units. The superhot peppers at the bottom of the list have similar levels of extreme heat, and any one of them could be the hottest pepper this season. The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion has consistently been the hottest from our trials. See for yourself! http://www.sandiaseed.com/blogs/news/84655363-hottest-pepper-in-the-world
Fatali - One of the hottest peppers known, the Fatali scores near record-heat on pepper heat scales and even beats most Habanero's. Produces golden yellow fruits that grow to 3" and have a citrus-like flavor beneath their intense heat. Originally from the Central African Republic.
The Scoville Scale of Chili Peppers List from Hottest to Mildest: The Scoville unit was named for Wilbur Scoville in 1912. At the time, he worked for a pharmaceutical company named Parke-Davis where he developed a test called the "Scoville Organoleptic Test" which is used to measure a chili pepper's heat.