Chilli- Bhut Jolokia Red

Capsicum chinensis


Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

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Chilli- Bhut Jolokia Red

Capsicum chinensis


  • Also knowns as "Ghost Chilli"
  • EXTREME HEAT


Perennial (usually grown as an annual in cool climates). Plants have an upright open habit and can reach up to 150cm tall. Producing medium sized wrinkled bumpy fruit with a tapered end. Fruit starts out green and ripens to red. Considered one of the hottest chillies in the world, the peppers are well known for their slightly bitter flavour followed by an intense heat which builds up after being consumed and can last as long as half an hour. Popular in India, also known as "Ghost Pepper". 


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Spring and summer (anytime in warm climates)
Germination: 7-21 days @ 22-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)
Row Spacing: 120cm
Plant Spacing: 100cm
Plant Height: 150cm
Position: Full sun, well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 80 days
*Notes: Keep well watered. Pick regularly to encourage more fruit. Some plants may need staking. Can be grown in containers.

(Product number: E8-19)
Seeds per gram: 200 seeds


SKU E8-19
Shipping Weight 0.0005kg
Botanical name: Capsicum chinensis
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 10 seeds
Seeds per gram: 200

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