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Capsicum chinense 'Bhut Jolokia'

Ghost Pepper

Ghost Pepper

Exposure

  • Sun

Rusticity

9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September

  • Explosive
  • Red
  • Habanero
  • Scoville.: 1,000,000 .
  • Maturity: 85 days

This habanero type pepper is also called Ghost pepper and, being considered one of the hottest in the world, is for experienced enthusiasts only. Small explosive pepper, three times hotter than red Habanero. Scoville.: 1,00,000, explosive. Fruits long, bumpy with rough skin, 5 to 7.5 cm (2 to 3 in). Handle seeds and fruits with gloves.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
18 - 24 in.
Spread
20 - 24 in.
Height
20 - 24 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Upright

Flowering colours:

  • White

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Regular

Maintenance:

  • Water and fertilize regularly

Soil requirement:

  • Well drained and warm

Features

Resistance:

  • White-tailed deer

Attract:

  • Pollinators

Use:

  • Pot
  • Tray
  • Open ground
  • Vegetable table

Attribute:

  • Explosive

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