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Hot Pepper ‘Bhut Jolokia' AKA 'Ghost Pepper’ Seeds

This held the World’s Hottest Pepper title for 4 years from 2007-2011

Availability: In stock

$5.95
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One of the world’s hottest peppers, with readings in excess of 1,000,000 Scoville units! It became famous by being the first hottest pepper on the planet. It held the World’s Hottest Pepper title for 4 years from 2007-2011 when the Trinidad Scorpion ‘Butch T’ surpassed it in heat.

This landrace pepper is from India and is named after the Indian Cobra. The fierce bite of the pepper is like the venom of this highly venomous snake! This pepper is used for everything from hot sauce to bear spray and tear gas. This is the best tasting superhot pepper and is great for fresh salsa, chutney, jerk sauces, and ghost pepper jam! It is also commonly used in competitive chili pepper eating. Non-Isolated.

SHU: 800,000 - 1,001,300 

To purchase our Dried and Crushed Ghost (Bhut Jolokia) Peppers, click here 

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Capsicum chinense
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 8-10 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 110-120
Propagation Methods From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Heat (Scoville Heat Units) 850,000-949,999 SHU, 950,000-1,199,999 SHU
Pepper Color Green changing to red
Pepper Shape Tapered, Twisted
Pepper Size Small (under 2in. in length)
Pepper Usage Drying, Fresh (salsa, salads)
Seeds Per Pack 10