The thick fleshed green Jalapeño is the best known and most widely eaten hot chile in the United States. It is medium to dark green in color with a tapered shape. The red Jalapeño is the ripe form of the green Jalapeño and has a sweeter flavor. Once the red Jalapeño is dried smoked, it is known as Chipotle Chile. Grown in Veracruz, Oaxaca, and Chihuahua, Jalapeño has a SHU of 2,000 to 20,000.