(Capsicum x ‘Bhut Jolokia Chocolate’)
Heat Rating out of 10: 10++
A large high yielding bush with chocolate coloured fruit. Harvest regularly.
Basil – holy, lemon, lime and green ruffles, garlic, ginger, coriander, galangal, turmeric, lemon grass and cumin. All meats and most vegetables along with coconut, lime and lemon all go well with chillies. Bhut Jolokia Chocolate is a very hot chilli and should only be used in cooking and not eaten raw.
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. There are many forms that very in colour, shape, flavour and of course heat. This is a medium sized fruit with a rough chocolate skin and is extremely hot. It should not be eaten raw and only used in small amounts in cooked food.
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.
Regular applications of Seasol and Powerfeed will keep the plant looking good and producing lots of tasty chillies.
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