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Capsicum annuum 'Bhut Jolokia'

  • Pepper 'Bhut Jolokia' is a chili pepper in the One Earth Edibles program.
  • Also commonly named Ghost Pepper, 'Bhut Jolokia' is known for its extreme heat.
  • Clocking in at 2500-5000 Scoville Heat Units, Bhut Jolokia is one of the hottest pepper in culinary and agricultural production, only recently surpassed by Carolina Reaper in 2013.

Color: Yellow


  • Combination
  • Container
  • Culinary


  • One Earth Edibles


  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer(Foliage)
  • Spring(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others