The naga morich or bhut jolokia pepper is commonly referred to as the hottest chili pepper in the world. This chili pepper is a whopping 125 times hotter than a jalapeno. However, in the race to grow the hottest pepper, the ghost chili was shortly superseded by the infinity chili in 2011, followed by the. The bhut jolokia also known as ghost pepper, ghost chili, umorok, red naga, naga jolokia and ghost jolokia, is an interspecific hybrid chili pepper cultivated in the indian states of arunachal pradesh, assam, nagaland and manipur. Now a pepper has to reach 1 million shu to even get on the top 10 hottest list. The bhut jolokia can take up to 36 days just to germinate and sometimes germinate 70 days after planting and have a very long growing period, up to 160 days after transplanting before any harvest. Plant has dark green leaves, green stems, and white flowers.
The bhut jolokia has been around for many centuries, but was only introduced to the western world in 2000. A good fertilizer for bhut jolokia home guides sf gate. Seed of bhut jolokia is available through the chile pepper institute, p. More than a novelty, these orangered peppers which grow. The bhut jolokia also known as ghost pepper, ghost chili, u. Sep 18, 2014 the bhut jolokia also known as naga jolokia, naga morich, bih jolokia, ghost pepper, ghost chili pepper, red naga chilli, and ghost chilli is an interspecific hybrid chili pepper cultivated in the indian states of assam, nagaland and manipur. Heat is comparable to the other variants of the bhut jolokia. In the united states, it is easily grown in the southern part of florida. Growing chocolate bhut jolokia in dwc posted on january 1, 2011 by pepperseed this will be the post i update with my progress growing a chocolate bhut jolokia pepper plant sometimes referred to as the chocolate ghost pepper. Anyone have any recommendations what i can do with them. Commonly used in competitive chili pepper eating, indias defense organization even uses the pepper in nonlethal hand grenades, and pepper spray. The ripe peppers are bright orange and are 4 inches long and a little more than an inch wide. You might be surprised to find that this hot chile comes in so many different shades.
It grows in the indian states of assam, nagaland, and manipur. Ghost pepper plants, otherwise known as bhut jolokia, are a type of hot pepper plant grown in india. This is a slow growing plant, but it can sometimes reach up to 4 feet tall. At refining fire chiles we isolate our seed production plants to avoid crosspollination with other chile species. Of all the regions that grow chocolate bhut jolokia, however, not all can measure up to the high standard of one million. How to grow chillies bhut jolokia worlds hottest pepper. This pepper variety is, in fact, one of the hottest on the planet. Bhut jolokia, red or ghost pepper baker creek heirloom seeds.
How to grow ghost peppers bhut jolokia gardening channel. This long, hot and wrinkled white pepper is 125 times hotter than a jalapeno pepper. A nice big fat chili was given to me to remove the seeds and start the growing chili process. Indus organics authentic indian bhut jolokia chili pepper ghost pepper whole, 1. The ghost pepper is among the worlds hottest pepper. Maybe a more stable version has been found since i write this post but at the time the purple bhut was nothing more than a moderately hot pepper. The white bhut jolokia pepper is a white ghost pepper. This variety averages 1,041,427 on the scoville scale of spiciness. The white bhut jolokia is a rare, natural variant of the red bhut jolokia ghost pepper.
A slightly sweet superhot with a deceiving slow burn. No doubt this will add a unique and tasty addition to any dish, fresh or powdered. Bhut jolokia aka ghost pepper chili the pepper seed. Great care was taken not to get the chili oils or seeds on my hands. If you plant it in the ground it would get bigger to about a meter and half tall. Sep 24, 2018 ghost pepper is widely found as well as cultivated in northindian states like assam, manipur, arunachal pradesh, and nagaland.
For the extreme nature, it is also known as bhut jolokia, ghost chili, bih jolokia, red naga, umorok, naga jolokia, ghost jolokia, and so on. The bhut jolokia, also known as the ghost pepper, is native to india and is currently considered the hottest pepper in the world. Chilli pepper plant bhut jolokia victoriana nursery. There was initially some confusion and disagreement about whether the bhut jolokia was a. The pepper originates from india and is widely grown in many parts of the world. Bhut jolokia require soil temperatures to be between 80 and 90 degrees f for proper germination. The ghost pepper is grown in assam in the northern part of india. White bhut jolokia, pepper seeds urban farmer seeds. Description of the bhut jolokia chili variety chilishop24. In some regions, there are bhut jolokia chilies that mature to be orange or brown. Bhut jolokia is a small chili typically of a red or orange color and can have bumpy or smooth skin.
It is a finicky plant with a long growing season of 120 days and. The first step was to cut the chili in half to get the bhut jolokia seeds. The bhut jolokia is an interspecific hybrid, meaning it is a cross between two species, due to this it has a very hard time selfpollinating. Special bhut jolokia growing tips chile pepper institute new. Bhut jolokia is legendary with chilli lovers all over the world and revered for its fiery heat.
The bhut jolokia chile, one of duffys mainstays and a chile hes grown for the last four years, currently holds the world record at over 1 million scoville heat units shus. Im growing some bhut jolokia s world hottest pepper aka ghost pepper amongst other hot peppers. Bhut jolokia or naga jolokia is twice as hot as the previous champ, the red savina, and was recorded in the guinness book of records as the worlds hottest pepper. The bhut jolokia first came to my attention in 2007, when guinness world records crowned it worlds hottest chili pepper though its since been deposed by another. I was lucky enough to win some bhut jolokia pepper seeds from red icculus. Jan 28, 2012 bhut jolokia aka ghost pepper chili posted on january 28, 2012 by pepperseed in the world of hot peppers, while no longer the record holder for being the hottest, the bhut jolokia or ghost pepper is still the most popular super hot pepper. Some still think the ghost pepper is still the worlds hottest, but it is far from it. Ghost chili for sale have more than 1,000,000 scoville units of heat. Ghost pepper plants, otherwise known as bhut jolokia, are a type of hot pepper. It became the guiness world record holder for the hottest pepper in 2007, and was double the heat of any other pepper. I mean you can always grow the traditional red, but why not add more variety. Bhut jolokia or the ghost chili is a former worlds hottest pepper, when it gained the title in 2007 with a heat rating of 1,041,427 scoville heat units.
Naga jolokia was once the hottest chilli in the world. It is a hybrid of capsicum chinense and capsicum frutescens. Chinense also known as white ghost pepper white bhut jolokia chilli is a plant that looks absolutely spectacular. In 2000, scientists at indias defense research laboratory drl reported a rating of 855,000 units on the scoville scale, and in 2004 an indian export company called frontal agritech obtained a rating of 1,041,427 scoville units, which would mean a new world record, being over twice as hot as the red savina habanero pepper and roughly equal to the. The peppers are 2 to 3 inches long and reddish orange in color.
But, the chile pepper institute, run by new mexico state university, ran tests in 2005 and yes, it was over 1,000,000 scoville. White bhut jolokia, the hippy seed company your chilli experts. The peach coloured bhut jolokia chili ripens to a soft peach tone, but lacks nothing compared to the fiery heat of its red sister. It became the guiness world record holder for the hottest pepper in 2007, and was double the heat of any other pepper at that time. Bhut jolokia or naga jolokia, ghost pepper is twice as hot as the previous champ, the red savina, and was recorded in the guinness book of records as the worlds hottest pepper. Sep 23, 2019 the ghost pepper aka the bhut jolokia is one of the hottest pepper in the world, topping over 1 million scoville heat units. Has a hint of fruity undertones masked by the typical bhut flavor.
Superhot chili peppers, hottest chili peppers in the world. Media non hybrid planting guide request free catalog faq wholesale program. Ghost powder is made from the naga jolokia chili, sometimes called bhut jolokia, bih jolokia, king pepper, or poison chile. How to grow bhut jolokia indoors home guides sf gate.
Maybe a more stable version has been found since i write this post but at the time the purple bhut was nothing more than a moderately hot pepper that turned purple on its way to being ripe. The ghost pepper bhut jolokia is an interspecific hybrid of capsicum chinense and capsicum frutescens genes. Cacao farmers gardening and tropical fruit trees 14,129 views. This pepper can reach over 1,000,000 scoville heat units shu. Bhut jolokia peppers require a very long, warm growing season, as much as 160 days, before the first pepper will be ready to harvest. On the scoville scale, a range that identifies how spicy a pepper is, bhut jolokia. This is the pepper that separates the pepper heads from the pretenders. Chile, ghost pepper bhut jolokia, whole savory spice. Sometimes called ghost pepper, bhut jolokia earns a rating of over one. Ghost pepper bhut jolokia all about them chili pepper.
This pepper s flavor is smoky with a slightly fruity aftertaste. Originally from india, bellowed by the chili heads in the entire world. Huge elephant ear plant carolina reaper world hottest. Add all the spices and salt to the chillies and transfer it into a clean glass. Bhut jolokia are aptly nicknamed ghost peppers because they are so spicy. One of the hottest varieties, the red bhut jolokia ghost pepper starts out green and only turns red once it has ripened. At the new mexico state university chili pepper institute, bhut jolokia pepper plants were grown from seed and when harvested, measured an shu of 1,001,304. You may need to supply bottom heat with the aid of a. The naga jolokia is probably most commonly known as the ghost chili pepper, but also goes by ghost pepper, red naga, ghost chili and various other combinations of these names. All the way from assam, india it is the first hot pepper to break the 1 million scoville mark. The naga viper has been rated at 1,382,118 scoville heat units shu, according to tests conducted by the warwick hri mineral analysis laboratory, uk, in november 2010. The ghost pepper, also known as bhut jolokia, was the of the first super hot peppers, coming in at just over one million scoville units. Plant bhut jolokia ghost pepper seeds 800,0001,001,300 scovilles. The hottest chili pepper produced is the bhut jolokia, also known as the ghost pepper.
Tips on growing superhot chili peppers bhut jolokia ghost. How to cultivate bhut jolokia peppers home guides sf gate. We select, and supply only top quality products the way they were intended to be, pure, and non modified. This pepper comes from northeastern india, particularly assam, nagaland and manipur. Feb 02, 2012 video documentation of my 2011 bhut jolokia crop. Ghost chili pepper bhut jolokia worlds hottest chile. Please consider this a list of those special needs which should be included with our basic tutorial on germinating starting pepper. Ghost pepper is the hottest commercially grown hot chile pepper.
Im looking for something other that hot sauce or chili. Keep reading to learn more about these hot pepper plants. The guinness book of world records hottest pepper in the world from 2007 through 2010, bhut jolokia measures over one million units on the scoville scale. Most people know of the naga ghost chili as the worlds single hottest chili pepper. Growing chocolate bhut jolokia in dwc the pepper seed. Peach ghost pepper bhut jolokia the peach bhut jolokia is a color variation from the tried and true bhut jolokia. Growing the ghost pepper tree bhut jolokia duration. As a result, it has needs and peculiarities that other hot peppers do not. The naga viper chili pepper is a hybrid of three different chili peppers the bhut jolokia.
The ghost pepper aka the bhut jolokia is one of the hottest pepper in the world, topping over 1 million scoville heat units. Chop all bhut jolokia chilli peppers and mix all spices and salt. In 2007 the guinness book of world records verified that the bhut jolokia was the hottest pepper in the world. Bhut jolokia chocolate chili seeds hot pepper seeds. How to grow bhut jolokia the hottest pepper in the world. Buy bhut jolokia chile pepper also known as ghost pepper. Bhut jolokia ghost hot peppers improved green reimer seeds. Alamo peppers bhut jolokia and super hot chile peppers. In february 2007, guinness world records certified the bhut jolokia prof. The bhut jolokia also known as naga jolokia, naga morich, bih jolokia, ghost pepper, ghost chili pepper, red naga chilli, and ghost chilli is an interspecific hybrid chili pepper cultivated in the indian states of assam, nagaland and manipur. Its a solid plant that gets to around a meter tall in the pot. Jul 03, 2012 my point behind this post was the purple bhut doesnt look like a bhut, taste like a bhut or have the heat of a bhut. Heat is nothing less than intense and can be used in both fresh and dried forms. Chili pepper growers that enjoy a bit of heat will certainly get what they ask for when growing ghost peppers.
Bhut jolokia chile pepper 4 live plants 2 pots ghost pepper flaming hot. The bhut jolokia bih jolokia variety was the hottest chili in the world from 20072011, until it was. Due to their popularity and extreme heat, there are many seed and plant starter kits available. Bhut jolokia purple pods grow from a dull purple to deep purple to red at maturity. Bhut jolokia starts out slow but eventually makes tall plants, exceeding 4 ft. My point behind this post was the purple bhut doesnt look like a bhut, taste like a bhut or have the heat of a bhut. So establishing a good fertilizer program is a first step toward growing bhut jolokia pepper plants successfully. Probably the most infamous pepper out there, even though it is now far from the hottest in the world, the bhut jolokia is a real favorite of mine. It is not uncommon for the plants to drop their first set of blossoms, thus not set any pods until the second set of blooms. It is a hybrid of capsicum chinense and capsicum frutescens and is closely related to the naga morich of nagaland and bangladesh.
Our product range includes over 200 varieties of chili peppers. Grows like a normal bhut, a productive plant that grows to about 34 ft tall. Bhut jolokia collections hot pepper seeds products. Considered to be one of the hottest peppers in the world. The purple bhut jolokia buyer beware the pepper seed. Known as the worlds hottest pepper, the bhut jolokia pepper plant capsicum chinense bhut jolokia is native to india. In case you havent heard of these they are the hottest peppers on earth having a heat rating of over 1 million scoville units. They have a lightly wavy surface, are initially green and mature towards red. The presence of rapd markers in bhut jolokia that are specific to c. We offer ghost pepper bhut jolokia for sale as pepper plants, pepper seeds and fresh peppers. The ghost chili is rated at more than 1 million scoville heat units shus. Handling was done from the stem only and a sharp knife was used to remove the bhut jolokia seeds. Unlike the delightfully hot ghost pepper, the six hotter peppers are not commonly ingestedand for good reason. Bhut jolokia white pepper seeds pepper joes pepper joes.
Handling was done from the stem only and a sharp knife was used to remove the bhut jolokia. Boslands of the chile pepper institutes preferred name for the pepper as the worlds hottest chili pepper. However, the growing climate has a dramatic effect on the heat of the pepper. For that reason, insects and wild animals will not bother these plants so they are excellent companion plants. If you love the ghost pepper bhut jolokia, this will definitely interest you. The bhut jolokia orange copenhagen chile plants can grow up to 4 feet tall. I document my plants development all the way from planting the seeds to picking the deadly hot fruit. A ripe bhut jolokia pepper can grow to be three or more inches in length with a width over an inch. Like all bhuts, the peach bhut jolokia is very productive. A version of the ghost chile is a natural variant, but rare. In 2007, guinness world records certified that the bhut jolokia was the worlds hottest chili pepper, 10,000 times hotter than tabasco sauce.
Toast 1 stemless chile until aromatic 24 minutes, stirring constantly. Grind then mix 14 t with 2 t kosher salt and brown sugar, 1 12 t ground mustard, pepper, ginger, and mild chili. A very rare pepper, a variant from the bhut jolokia, or ghost chile. Guinness world records certifiedthe bhut jolokia ghostpepper as the. Typically, the bhut jolokia pepper can be found naturally growing in only a few areas of the world, including india, bangladesh, and sri lanka. Until a few years back it was hailed by the guinness book of records. Bhut jolokia purple pepper seeds pepper joes pepper joes.
Special bhut jolokia growing tips chile pepper institute. The peppers of the bhut jolokia grow to be about 58 cm long and 1,2 cm thick. This chilli is also called the ghost pepper because it is sooo hot. How to grow ghost pepper bhut jolokia peppers by mail. Certified at well over 1,000,000 scoville heat units, the fruit from this plant is 125 times hotter than the spiciest jalapeno.1248 932 302 224 1240 470 730 146 1070 1419 921 914 1427 1418 847 1247 1412 1263 633 1291 1396 1376 1396 1408 345 936 314 129 377 923 1358 249 610 374