3754 - Tabasco Pepper. 75-90 Days. Capsicum frutescens Tabasco hot pepper named after the southern Mexican state near Guatemala and Belize. These pepper seeds are originally native to Central America but have successfully naturalized in various regions across the globe. Despite their slender appearance and bushy growth habit, Tabasco peppers pack a punch with a Scoville Heat Unit (SHU) rating ranging from 30,000 to 50,000. Interestingly, Tabasco hot peppers have played a pivotal role in the creation of New Orleans' renowned Tabasco pepper sauce, known and loved worldwide.