The Red Squash chilli ordinates from Puerto Rico.
It is also known as the Cheese or Tomato pepper, the pods are a squash type and are best known for the flying saucer shape the pods develop into. It is believed to be a relative of the Habanero and has medium to hot heat although not quite as hot as the Habanero. The Red Squash is a great beginners chilli plant and is much easier to grow than the habaneros it is also a quicker more abundant producer. The pods have a nice sweet fruity flavor.