Purple Bhut Jolokia is a very rare pepper, and has a nice sweet flavor with a good burn. Your lips will swell and your tongue will go numb, but you’ll enjoy it! A rare natural variant of the red Bhut Jolokia. These beautiful peppers grow on bushy 30” tall plants. The pods start out purple with dull skin, then white/pale green and glossy, then turn deep purple and then red with dark blotches at maturity. It has purple flowers and purple tinged stems and leaves. A really exciting pepper to grow!
Capsicum chinense (100 days) Open-pollinated
Heat Level: Intense Scoville: 800,000
~ Packet contains 5 seeds.
In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30” apart or into large 5 gallon containers.