Komodo Dragon has an intense heat that lingers on and on. At first, you can taste a wonderful hot fruitiness, but then after about 10 seconds the full might of this little demon hits you and your whole mouth is aglow. Komodo Dragon originated in the U.K. and was created by Salvatore Genovese. This pepper could be the unofficial hottest pepper in the world.
(100-120 days) This pepper produces bright red 1-1/2 to 2” elongated fruits that become soft when ripe. It has a fruity flavor before the pain. Plants grow up to 3’ tall and are very productive.
Germination Tip: Start indoors 8 weeks before transplant date, sow 1/4” deep. Keep soil moist, with bright light & bottom heat. Germination: 14-21 days.
Warning: Handling this pepper requires extreme caution. Wear hand, eye, and breathing protection.
Heat Level: Savage. Scoville: 1,400,000
~ Packet contains 10 seeds.
Capsicum chinense strains require a great deal of attention during the germination process. Moisture and a constant and consistent heat range must be maintained. 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 containers.