Its ancestors in the Amazon Basin i. e. It was cultivated by the Indians around 2000–1000, then spread to the Caribbean and then to the Yucatan Peninsula. Ever since spicy chilies have become fashionable, they have been grown in almost every part of the world with a tropical climate. Habanero is one of the most hot peppers, estimated at 100,000-350,000 SHU on the Scoville scale. Habanero peppers are preferred for their tropical fruity flavors. Its flesh is not thick, yet fresh juicy. There are quite a few varieties of Habanero, all of different colors, with varying tastes and different spiciness. For example, Lemon Habanero (150,000-325,000 SHU) has a slightly perceptible citrus flavor, changing color from dark green to lemon yellow as it ripens. The best-known variety is Red Habanero (150,000-350,000 SHU), and many good sauces are made from it by Hungarian and international experts. Chocolate Habanero is not the best known variety, but the most striking Habanero (300,000-425,000 SHU), with its warm brown chocolate color and sweet fruity aroma, sets it apart from other varieties of chili peppers.