The title for the hottest pepper in the world has changed a lot during the recent years, from the world known Indian Bhut Jolokia in 2004 to trinidad scorpion in 2012 and its hybrids.
Trinidad pepper butch T had the title for the worlds hottest pepper in 2012 with a scoville rating of 1,463,700 scoville heat units. to get an idea of how hot that is just take under consideration that tabasco peppers have been rated at a scoville heat rate of just 40,000! not even 1/10 of a bhut jolokia pepper.
Since 2012 a new hot pepper arrived in the market to get the title of the worlds hottest pepper and that is the carolina reaper pepper. Its hotness have been rated from 1,569,300 to 2,200,000 heat units in the scoville scale. As many youtube videos show this pepper will bring to their knees even the most fanatic hot pepper connoisseurs.
Its producer claims that the carolina reaper is fruity and sweet with a hint of cinnamon and chocolate taste. It is used in small doses in sauces to provide the food with a super hot taste.
The plant can reach up to 1,5 meters high and 1,2m wide. Caution is needed while handling its fruit as the carolina reaper hot peppers as well as its seeds will leave a small invisible oily dose of capsaicin on your hand and skin which will afterwards become noticeable itchy and hot. A small taste can last up to 60 minutes with the heatless levels reaching their all time high after 5-6 minutes.
Consuming milk products such as ice cream or milk can relieve the heat coming from hot peppers but only momentarily. Eating a whole pepper is not advised. If you are going to try to eat a carolina reaper it is best if you just have a really small piece of it. It is easy to grow, just required an organic soil rich in nutrients, frequent watering, heat and light.
Growing instructions for carolina hot pepper seeds are included with every order. This Seed variety is a plain variety that you can take the seeds from your plants and replant it the next season.
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