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If you’re looking for a mild-heat pepper type to grow, find some options here. We’ve grown a few, and plan on trying more. The poblano pepper is the perfect example here, coming in around 1,000 SHUs on the Scoville Scale.

Pimiento Peppers – Sweet, Red Pimentos

Pimiento peppers, or pimento peppers, are a common pepper variety with a very low heat level. They ripen from green to red and have thick, juicy flesh. The cherry or pumpkin-shaped pods are commonly pickled, stuffed with cheese, or used to stuff olives. About Pimiento Peppers Scoville Heat Units: 0-500Diameter: 2 – 3 inchesLength: 1.5 …

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