Q: Hi Dave,
In The Philippines we have what is called in Tagalog "sili labuyo," or labuyo chili if you will. The fruits as well as the leaves are used in cooking. The chilis themselves, if I can recall, are similar to pequin or Tabasco chilis: 1/4 to 1 inch, and colors ranging from green to red. Also, when a chili is described as ornamental does it mean that it is non-edible? I have seen many pictures of ornamental chili plants that look similar to the "sili labuyo."
A: Hello Manny:
That chile you described was for years listed in Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s hottest chile, until it was supplanted by the ’Red Savina’ habanero. All chiles are edible.