Ghost Pepper

This formerly World's Hottest Pepper is sure to heat things up at 1,001,304 heat units on the Scoville scale (Tabasco sauce only rates 2,500-5,000 units!). The pepper is quite large, usually measuring about 2.4 to 3.3 inches long and are usually red or orange in color when ripe.

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Availability

Handling & Storage

Varieties

Available year round

Also Known As

  • Bhut Jolokia
  • Naga Jolokia
  • Bhot Jolokia
  • Saga Jolokia
  • Umorok
  • Oo-Morok
  • Naga King Chili
  • Tezpur Chili
  • Indian Mystery Chili
  • Indian Rough Chili

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