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Chocolate Carolina Reapers

Could there be a Chocolate Carolina Reaper pepper without an additional cross?  Shortly after Ed Currie, the Puckerbutt Pepper Company and Pepper Joe made the original Smokin’ Ed’s Carolina Reaper® pepper seeds, there were many accusations that the pepper was not yet a stable variety.  Counter claims pointed out that no pepper is 100% stable and that those with complaints might be experiencing a unintended cross pollination in their own gardens.  What ever the cause, it was clear that even if you purchased seeds directly from the original cultivator, there was always a chance that you would find s happy surprise in what you grow.

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