Chungyang Red Pepper

Korean name
Hangul 청양고추
Hanja --
Revised Romanization Cheong-yang Gochu
McCune–Reischauer Ch'ŏng'yang Koch'u

The Chungyang Red Pepper' is a small-sized chili pepper that has a strong burning sensation when eaten. It is a cultivar of the species Capsicum annuum originating in South Korea and developed by Dr. Il-ung Yoo (유일웅) by hybridizing Thai and Jeju-do cultivars.[1] Chungyang Red Peppers have 10,000 - 23,000 Scoville heat units.[2]


  1. ^ Lee (이), Jin-u (진우) (2006-02-27). 고추품종개발 권위자 유일웅 홍초원 고추연구소 소장. 파이낸셜뉴스 (in Korean). Retrieved 2011-12-25. 
  2. ^ Pungency

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