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Bhut Jolokia Red Ghost Pepper Seeds
Bhut Jolokia Ghost Pepper Seeds – The chile paste is used for everything from hot sauce to bear spray and tear gas. It boasts well over a whopping 1,000,000 Scoville Heat Units. This is the best tasting super hot pepper and is great for fresh salsa, chutney, jerk sauces, and ghost pepper jam!
This chile became famous by being the first hottest chile on the planet. It creates an intense burning sensation lasting up to 30 minutes, but there is good news. The heat will eventually wear off and it doesn't cause any permanent damage. 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! These hot peppers are great in our Ghost Pepper Salsa Recipe »
View our other Ghost Pepper Seeds – we have a great selection of different colors and flavors of Bhut Jolokias including Chocolate, Yellow, Purple, White and Peach.
Chile pods are 3” long and 1” wide pods with red-orange dented skin. Good producer of fruit during the growing season. Capsicum chinense (110 days)
Warning: Handling this pepper requires extreme caution. Wear hand, eye and breathing protection.
Heat Level: Dangerous Hot. Scoville Heat Units > 1,041,427
~ Packet contains 10 seeds.
Capsicum chinense strains require a great deal of attention during the germination process. Moisture and a constant and consistent heat range must be maintained. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30” apart or into containers.
All of our seeds are GMO-free.
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