Species: Capsicum annuum


Species Capsicum annuum
Origin Syria
Scoville Unities 10 - 100
Pungency Degree 0
Unripe Color N/D
Ripe Color Dark Red
Length N/D
Diameter N/D

General Info

Aleppo is the name of a city located at the north of Syria, where these chilis are commonly cultivated (thus, receiving its name).

These chilis have a low pungency degree and is mostly used in its ground form, with flocks thicker than those found on paprika.

Aleppo chilis are also know as Near Eastern pepper, Halaby or Halab.

Gastronomy Tips and info

Aleppo is used widely by chefs from many different countries due to its soft and mediterranean flavor.