Hot Pepper Seeds - Bhut Jolokia / Ghost

Hot Pepper Seeds - Bhut Jolokia / Ghost

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Packet $6.59
1 Ounce $112.39 ($112.39/ounce)
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  • The Guinness Book of Records certified it the hottest pepper in the world 2007
  • One of the hottest peppers in the world!
  • Pairs well with onions, fresh herbs, and garlic
  • Scoville Scale: >1,000,000 Units
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 2 to 3 inches
Growth Habit Multi-Branching, Upright

Flavor Profile Extremely Hot; 1M Scoville heat units
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Sauce/Paste
Plant Resistance Deer

About Hot Pepper Seeds - Bhut Jolokia / Ghost

Capsicum chinese

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Chile
Also known as Ghost Pepper

Grow Heirloom Peppers - Plant Bhut Jolokia Ghost Pepper Seeds - 1,000,000 Scovilles:

Heat is nothing less than intense and can be used in both fresh and dried forms. Commonly used in competitive chili pepper eating, India's Defense Organization even uses the pepper in non-lethal hand grenades, and pepper spray! Guinness World Records certified the Bhut Jolokia Ghost Pepper as the world's hottest chili pepper in 2007. Ripe peppers measure 1-1 1/2" wide with a red, yellow, orange, or chocolate color.

Planting Information

Planting Hot Pepper Seeds - Bhut Jolokia / Ghost

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 90 to 120 days
View our Pepper Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 20
1 Ounce 566,990

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