Bhut Jolokia chillies are among the hottest chillies in the world. Originally, this variety comes from the north-east of India. It is also known as Naga Bhut Jolokia or ghost pepper. It is classified as Capsicum chinense, although it is a cross between Capsicum chinense and Capsicum frutescens.
From 2006 to 2012 it was listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the hottest chilli in the world with more than 1,000,000 SHU. The plant grows to about 1.20 m tall, but can also grow shorter depending on the pot. Bhut Jolokia are very productive if well cared for. The fruits are very hot, but also very aromatic. They have a wavy surface and grow to 5 to 8 cm long. They ripen from green to red or, in other varieties, from green to orange, brown or ivory. Naga Bhut Jolokia Chocolate Chili Seeds 10 pcs.
They need a lot of warmth for cultivation, at the same time the pods have a very long ripening time, so it can take 160 days from sowing to harvest. Please wear disposable gloves when handling the pods. The seeds should be soaked in camomile tea before sowing to disinfect them.
After sowing, the substrate should be kept moist at all times and should not fall below a temperature of 25 °C. Temperatures of 26 °C to 32 °C are ideal. The ideal temperature is 26°C to 32°C. It usually takes up to 5 weeks until the first seedlings can be seen. It can take five to six months from sowing to the ripening of the fruits.
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