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Bulk: Carolina Reaper Super-Hot Pepper Seeds

SKU 301901

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Now the World’s Hottest Pepper! The Guinness Book of World Records recently proclaimed a South Carolina-grown cultivar named ‘Carolina Reaper’ as the world’s hottest pepper, registering 1,569,300 Scoville units of heat (a measure of heat intensity) at a South Carolina university, about 7% hotter than the 1,463,700 Scovilles when Guinness tested the previous hottest pepper, ‘Trinidad Moruga Scorpion’, back in 2011. Bright red, gnarled and lumpy with a scythe-like tail, ‘Carolina Reaper’ is a cross between Bhut Jolokia or ‘Ghost Pepper’ and a red habanero. The fruity flavor has a hint of citrus with sweet, chocolate-cherry undertones. Mature fruits are about the size of a Ping-Pong ball.

Requires bottom heat to germinate. 55% germination.

  • Days to Maturity: 95
  • Sow Method: Start Indoors 
  • Sow Depth: ¼ Inch
  • Spacing: 14 - 18 Inches
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Height: 5 Feet
  • Fruit Size: 1 - 3 Inches
  • Scoville Heat Unit: 1,569,300 SHU
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