Chilli 'Bhut Jolokia' (Capsicum x 'Bhut Jolokia')

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Chilli 'Bhut Jolokia' (Capsicum x 'Bhut Jolokia')

A large high yielding bush. Harvest regularly to encourage more fruit.

Growing Tips

Plant in a protected spot out of fierce sunlight and wind in a well-drained but moist soil. May need some support when it ages.


Chillies form an integral part of many Asian and Latin American dishes along with some European, African and North American. Indeed over time most cuisines have added this fiery little fruit into their recipes. This is a medium sized fruit with a rough skin and is extremely hot. It should not be eaten raw and only used in small amounts in cooked food.

Herb Attributes

HarvestApproximately 8-12 weeks
PositionPart to Full Sun
Heat rating out of 1010 extremely hot.