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Chilli Pepper Bhut Jolokia
Bhut Jolokia Chilli Peppers
Not for the faint hearted! Extra hot chilli peppers with a Scoville heat rating measuring just over 1 million! Please note this is a Chinese type and takes slightly longer to germinate than other peppers, so requires an early sowing and is best grown under glass. Requires temperatures of 27-32°C.
Use sparingly and handle with care!
Product Part Number: 13633
When to sow
When to Sow Bhut Jolokia Chilli Pepper Seeds
February to April
Where to Sow
Sow seed on the surface of a free draining compost in pots or trays and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite and place at a temperature 27-32°C until seeds germinate. Please note, this is a chinese species requiring a higher temperature and is slower to germinate than traditional peppers.
What to do next
Prick out seedlings when large enough to handle into 7cm (3in) pots and grow on underglass. Once plants reach 10cm (4in) high transplant into growbags or 25cm (10in) pots and grow on underglass. Feed once a week with tomato fertiliser once first fruits have set.
Late July to October.
Seeds and fruits are extremely hot so handle with care and DO NOT rub your eyes during sowing or food preparation.
High in vitamin C and beta carotene.
Over 1 Million