The Yellow Ghost / Yellow Bhut Jolokia Pepper is a natural variant of the original red. Although some report it has slightly less heat, we haven’t noticed much of a difference at all. The Yellow Ghost pepper will absolutely melt your face.
Growing Notes – Like most variety of ghost pepper, the yellow ghost pepper can require up to 10 weeks to germinate. Additionally, ghost pepper seeds demand a great deal more than room temperature to germinate properly. We advise warming mats at a minimum.
- Germination: Up to 10 weeks
- Capsicum chinense x frutescens
- 855,000 – 1,000,000 SHUs
- Twenty or more seeds (20+)
Origin of the Ghost Pepper
The Ghost Pepper, aka Bhut joloka, was one of the first super hot peppers introduced to the Western world. It was originally cultivated in Northeast Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland and Manipur.