A hybrid of Capsicum chinense and Capsicum frutescens which occurred naturally in the northwest region of India, the Bhut Jolokia is an extremely variable plant, with a wide range of fruit sizes and fruit production per plant, texture and coloration.
Of all the ghost peppers out there, the orange ghost pepper is the most prolific. This particular variety is great for container growing because the plant tends to grow smaller. Another distinctive feature is this variety is that it produces smoother pods. In fact, they tend to have the appearance of long habaneros.
This is a very popular variety for making hot sauce.
Sold in a 2.62" wide x 3.5" deep pot.
GHOST PEPPER, ORANGE
SPECIES: Inter-species hybrid
HEAT LEVEL: FIRE - SCORCHING
FRUIT COLOR: Light green > Orange
SSCOVILLE HU: 850,000 - 1,000,000
DISCLAIMER: PROCEED WITH CAUTION
The peppers offered in the FIRE -SCORCHING section are seriously hot. They should NEVER be grown where anyone - especially a child - could mistakenly pluck one off the plant and take a bite unknowingly. Even handling these peppers can cause the skin to burn.
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