Anaheim: Very mild. Six to eight inches in size and are deep, shiny green. Often stuffed or added to salsas. We use Anaheim peppers in some of our mild salsas.
Heat index 2-3 (500-2500) scoville units.
Jalapeno: Range from dark green to red. Use whenever recipe simply calls
for hot chile peppers. They can be fresh or canned. We use Jalapenos in all of our salsas.
Heat index 5-6 (4500) scoville units
Serrano: Longer and thinner than Jalapeno with similar color. Can be found canned, pickled, or packed in oil with vegetables. Often served in Thai or Mexican dishes. We use Serrano in most of our salsas.
Heat index 6-7 (7,000-25,000) scoville units
Thai: Very hot small thin pepper. Colors range in yellow, orange, green and red. Famous in hot Asian cuisine. We use Thai peppers in our spicier salsas.
Heat index 7-8 (50,000-100,000) scoville units
Habanero: One of the hottest peppers grown, World reknown for its intense and sometimes dangerous heat. Only for the brave at heart! We use Habanero peppers in our XX HOT, and Nightmare salsa. Also, in our tasty Peach Habanero Fruit Spread Heat index 10 (150,000-580,000) scoville units
Naga Bhut Jolokia: (Ghost Peppers) The hottest naturally grown pepper in the world! Originating in India, it is used to keep elephants off the fences. (855,000-1,050,000) scoville units. Can be up to 5x hotter than Habanero peppers. We use Ghost Peppers in our Nightmare salsa.