A stunning pepper that is not only visually appealing but also spicy, the Puma pepper averages about 300,000 to 400,000 Scoville Heat Units. The plants, which have dark deep purple foliage, produce peppers that start off dark purple and eventually ripen to golden yellow and burgundy. The unique coloring of the pepper makes it stand out among pepper varieties. Puma peppers are slightly hotter than Habaneros and can be used in similar recipes such as on nachos, hot sauces, and salsas. The Puma pepper’s flavor is described as fruity and sweet, similar to the Habanero.