Pepper Ghost Chili -Capsicum chinense, Organic, Non-Gmo, Open Pollinated
Want HOT?! How’s 1,000,000 Scoville units of hot! That's about 300 times hotter than a Jalapeno pepper!
The Ghost Pepper "Bhut Jolokia" originates in India and is reputed to be the hottest pepper in the world. The fruit start out green, turn yellow, and then red/chocolate at maturity. Fruit measure 2-3" in length and tend to have a bumpy texture. The heat increases as they ripen.
Use caution when handling the seeds, plant parts, and peppers. They are extraordinarily hot and cause real damage if the oils get in your eyes. If you like hot the Ghost Pepper is for you.
- Full sun
- One of the hottest of all chilies
- Matures in 100 days
The pepper is said to be 400 times hotter than Tabasco Sauce, and easily three times hotter than our (already sweat-inducing) Red Habanero. This is a slow growing plant that produces fruits at the end of the growing season. If it can be kept going over winter, it can be grown as a perennial, producing much larger yields in the second year of growth.
Super hot peppers are tricky to grow. The seeds are difficult to germinate under home growing conditions and they need a long, hot season to produce fruit.
Seed count: 5