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Bhut (Naga) Jolokia Pepper Seedling

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Bhut Jolokia (Ghost Pepper) Pepper Seedling

Bypass the difficulties of seed-starting and get right into having a Healthy, Authentic, Organic Bhut Jolokia Seedling (also known as the Naga Jolokia or Ghost Pepper)! These are 1-2 month old healthy seedlings grown indoors under 100% Organic conditions.

Your seedling will arrive, carefully packed and shipped direct to you, ready for hardening off and transplant. Seedlings are grown in a 3" peat pot. Guidelines for caring for your seedling are included.

In February of 2007, the Naga Jolokia also known as the Bhut Jolokia, Ghost Pepper and Cobra Pepper, was confirmed by Guiness as the World's Hottest Pepper. The Naga Jolokia boasts an amazing 1,001,304 Scoville Units which is almost two times that of the Red Savina, the prior record holder!

The origin of the Bhut Jolokia Pepper can be traced back hundreds of years to the state of Assam in northeasters India, areas of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan.

These peppers are used in Ethnic in cooking. The Bhut Jolokia is also thought to cure stomach ailments.

Beyond the kitchen, many other uses have been found for this intense pepper- In India, it is used on fences and in smoke bombs as a defense against elephants. There has also been discussion from Indian defense scientists about using Bhut Jolokia in hand grenades.

Use great caution when growing and handling these peppers. Wear gloves when handling and be very conservative in using them as a spice- it is said that one seed from the Bhut Jolokia can induce intense physical pain for up to 30 minutes.

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Additional Details
  • Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee)
  • Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum)
  • Species:Naturally occuring, Interspecies Hybrid- C. chinense/C. frutenscens
  • Cultivar:Bhut Jolokia
  • AKA: Ghost Pepper, Naga Jolokia, King Cobra Chile, Bhot Jolokia, Dorset Naga, Naga Morich
  • Category: Herbs, Annual
  • Height:36-48 in ( 60-120 cm)
  • Spacing: 16-18 in ( 41-46 cm) apart with rows 5-6 ft apart (1.5- 1.8)
  • Germination Time:up to 35 days
  • Days to Maturity: 85 - 100 days
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Heat (Pungency):Peak Heat (1,041,427 Scoville Units). HOTTEST known pepper
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  • Bloom Time:
  • Fruit Shape:Sub-conical to conical
  • Fruit Size: Small (under 2") to Med ( 4"-6")
  • Fruit Color: Light Green maturing to Orange to Red
  • Soil Requirements: 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
  • Propagation Methods: From seed, sow indoors before last frost or direct sow outdoors after last frost.
  • Other Details: Average water needs, water regularly, do not over-water. This plant is suitable for growing in containers and/or indoor growing. Extreme care should be exercised when ingesting and handling the pepper and it's seeds.

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