Named for their resemblance to the Scottish beret/tam.
Scotch Bonnet pepper is widely cultivated and used in daily Jamaican cuisine.
It is one of the most used peppers in the world, and is found found mainly in the Caribbean islands.
Scotch Bonnet pods have a heat rating of around 100,000 - 350,000 Scoville Units. by comparison, the average jalapeño peppers have a heat rating of 2,500 to 8000 on the Scoville scale..