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Hottest Pepper 2024

Hottest Pepper 2024: Pepper X

Last year in 2023, Pepper X was been declared by Guinness World Records as the hottest pepper in the world. It has an average of 2,693,000 Scovilles. So currently in 2024, Pepper X still holds the record.
Read about how they tested Pepper X »

Looking for Pepper X Seeds?
Can you grow Pepper X in your garden?

Not currently. The seeds and plants are not for sale by the creator, Ed Currie.
But don't despair... you can still grow super hot peppers in 2024 that are sure to be hot enough for anyone who craves super hot heat:




But, you can grow the next best thing, also created by Ed, the infamous Carolina Reaper! which has a a maximum heat reported at over 2,200,000 Scovilles. The Reaper is a super hot pepper that is sure to please any spice loving fanatic... it only takes a little bit to make a batch of salsa hot. The Trinidad Scorpion is also wicked hot with 1,400,000 Scovilles. We also have a lot of other super hot pepper seeds that are sure to please spice lovers.

Happy growing out there!

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