Chilli Bhut Jolokia (Ghost)
Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum
Availability: In stock
Extremely hot at over 1M SHU.
Also known as the Ghost Chilli or Ghost Pepper it is renowned for its slow burn. Heat kicks in from 30 seconds and lasts for up to 30 minutes. Crowned World’s Hottest Chilli in 2007 by Guinness Book of Records but later overtaken by the Carolina Reaper in 2013.
WARNING! These chillies are extremely hot and should be handled with care. Do not consume whole, ensure gloves are worn when handling either the seeds or fruits, avoid contact with eyes and sensitive areas and thoroughly wash hands after handling. Keep away from children and pets. These chillies should be avoided if you are pregnant, have asthma, heart condition, skin allergies or digestive sensitivities.
How To Grow
Sow 5mm (¼”) deep in seed trays or punnets using seed raising mix, or direct into final growing position. Consistent heat will improve germination rate and speed. Transplant when 7-10cm (3-4”) high, spacing 40cm (16”) apart. Do not let the plants dry out but avoid overwatering. Feed occasionally with liquid fertiliser. Ideal for pots.
Seedlings emerge 7-21 days.
Caution: Can irritate skin and eyes
When To Plant
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