Bhut Jolokia’ Hot Pepper

Capsicum chinensis

Also known as the ghost pepper, this is one of the hottest peppers in the world, with a Scoville Unit of over one million. This plant produces bright glossy red chilies, with layers of flavour and heat, often pickled and dried and used widely in a variety of dishes.

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Tender

Habit: 2 to 3' tall

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Average

Origin: Northeastern India

Bhut Jolokia’ Hot Pepper