The Japones Chile is a small, pointed chile, 2-3 inches long and 1/2 inch wide. This chile is similar in appearance to the De Arbol Chile. Though the walls of the Japones are thicker. Dried Japones Chiles are medium hot and good with Asian dishes. On the heat scale, this chile is 5-6.Scoville heat units 15,000 to 35,000.