Ghost Pepper Seeds Ghost Pepper Bhut Jolokia 20 Seeds Per

Ghost Pepper Seeds Ghost Pepper Bhut Jolokia 20 Seeds Per
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Pepper Seeds, Ghost Pepper Seeds, Ghost Pepper, Bhut Jolokia, 20 Seeds Per Pack, Organic seeds, Heirloom Name: Ghost Pepper Scientific Name: Bhut Jolokia The Ghost Pepper or Bhut Jolokia was recognized as the worlds hottest pepper by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2007, the Ghost Pepper is rated at more than 1 million Scoville Heat Units. To put this into perspective classic Tabasco sauce ranges from 2,500 to 5,000 SHUs. Today the Ghost Pepper is the third hottest pepper in the world behind the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion and the Carolina Reaper. Origination: Cultivated in the Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland and Manipur Recommended Uses: The Ghost Pepper is commonly used as a food, and as a spice, as well as a remedy to summer heat. The peppers intense heat makes it a fixture in competitive Chili Pepper Eating. Height: 45120 cm (1747 inches) Hardiness: to freeze Flower Color: Red when ripe Characteristics: Ripe peppers measure 60 to 85 mm (2.4 to 3.3 in) long and 25 to 30 mm (1.0 to 1.2 in) wide with a red, yellow, orange, or chocolate color. The unselected strain of bhut jolokia from India is an extremely variable plant, with a wide range in fruit sizes and fruit production per plant, and offers a huge potential for developing much better strains through selection in the future. Bhut jolokia pods are unique among peppers, with their characteristic shape, and very thin skin. However, the red fruit variety has two different fruit types, the rough, dented fruit and the smooth fruit. The images on this page show examples of both the rough and the smooth fruit forms. The rough fruit plants are taller, with more fragile branches, and the smooth fruit plants yields more fruit, and is a more compact plant with sturdier branches. Uses: used as a food and food spice. Germination: 7-21 (up to 40) days Planting Depth: ? inch Growth cycle: 140+ days Full Sun Sowing Instructions: Start indoors 10-14 weeks prior to last frost. Transplant to 4 inch pots when true leaves appear. Requires hardening. Transplant seedlings 24-36 inches apart in well-draining loamy soil. Water regularly. Harvest peppers with gloves when deep red and wrinkled

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