De Arbol (Capsicum Annuum) means tree like in Spanish. The plant has thick, upright, woody stems and the chile itself is narrow, curved and bright red in color. Believed to be closely related to the Pequin, the De Arbol is thin fleshed, with tannic, smoky, grassy flavor and searing heat. De Arbol Powder is made from grinding the whole De Arbol Pepper seeds and stem. The powder is 100 pure to offer an authentic flavor this chile has a heat range of 7.5 on the heat scale of 1-10. De Arbol is comparable to a Cayenne Pepper. Scoville heat units 15,000 - 30,000. |
De Arbol hot chile and a staple in southwest kitchens. Add some heat to your next salsa or Mexicn dish. Be adventurous and add them to your next stew or chili along with the other spices.