7 Pot Barrackpore seeds



Not less than twenty “7 Pot Barrackpore seeds”.  Sometimes called the 7 Pod Barrackpore, the more proper term seven pot comes from the heat level.  A single seven pot pepper is said to be able to spice up seven pots of stew or chili.  Call it a 7 Pot or a 7 Pod Barrackpore, this is an extremely hot pepper.

Super Hot Pepper
1,000,000 – 1,300,000 SHU Est.

7 Pot Barrackpore seeds as a Plant

7 Pot Barrackpore seeds produce a very productive plant. Large gnarly pods mature from green to red.  Often, these 7 Pot Barrackpore seeds will produce a plant that grows to four feet tall in the ground.  In pots, the tend to reach about three feet in height.

Rated at between 1 and 1.4 million on the Scoville Heat Scale (SHU), the 7 Pot Barrackpore is one of the hottest peppers in the world.  This pepper’s heat tends to be delayed a bit more that most.  Some report a delay of as long as 20 seconds.  During that time.  Prior to the heat melting your face, the 7 Pot Barrackpore has a slightly sweet flavor with the distinct 7 pot taste.

7 Pot Barrackpore seeds as a Plant


The original 7 Pot Barrackpore seeds came from India.  They were sent to fellow chili heads in the US and elsewhere by an internet forum user whose screen name Trinicoolieboy.  The 7 Pot portion of the name comes from their reported ability to spice up 7 pots of stew.  Barrackpore comes from the subdivision in which Trinicoolieboy collected the original 7 Pot Barrackpore seeds.  The Barrackpore subdivision is located in West Bengal, India.

Once in the hands of Western World chili heads, the original 7 Pot Barrackpore seeds were grown, shared and sold in a cult like manner.  Chances are great you will never find 7 Pot Barrackpore seeds at your local nursery.  Even among chili head growers these remain a fairly uncommon seed.

Read more about Barrackpore Subdivision at Wikipedia


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