Ghost Pepper growing shrub of the genus Capsicum also known as Bhut Jolokia, Ghost Pepper perennial evergreen but can grow also as annual plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical, mediterranean, temperate or desert climate and also used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate, tropic climate.
Flower color white cream or purple with 6 petals, the flowers small grow in clusters of 2-3 flowers.
Fruit color can be: yellow, peach, white, caramel, purple or orange.
Ghost Pepper - extremely hot pepper that was stated to be twice as hot as the former world's hottest pepper 850000 - 1,000,000 SHU.
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Requirements for growing Ghost Pepper:
Warm weather, Moderate moist (depend on the species there is species that like les or more), if the plant infected by aphid in the lower branches in the shadow, should cut the infected leaves, and clean
What is the best way to start growing Ghost Pepper:
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction in Ghost Pepper?
No, but it's possible
Difficulties/Problems with growing Ghost Pepper:
Burn above 40 C in full sun, Some Peppers are dangerous to children, Frost sensitive
When is the best time to plant a Ghost Pepper shrub:
Pests and diseases in Ghost Pepper:
Aphids, ants, Nematodes, Mites, Fungus
When is the best time to prune a Ghost Pepper shrub?
All year, in colder place before the winter
How to prune a Ghost Pepper:
Dead or Infected branches, branches that grow in cross ways
What is the size of a Ghost Pepper shrub?
0.3-1.4 M. 1-4.5 Ft.
Growth speed in Ghost Pepper:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Ghost Pepper Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Ghost Pepper:
Full Sun / in Warm climate almost Full sun
It is possible to grow Ghost Pepper indoor?
Growing Ghost Pepper is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Ghost Pepper bloom?
In sub/tropics climate can bloom all year in temperate climate the Spring / Summer. In 45-70 it's start to bloom
General information about the flower:
Small flowers grow in groups of 2-3 flowers, with 6 petals, can be in the colors: white, cream or purple
Thinning / Deadheading of Ghost Pepper Blossom:
When the plants is not fully grow recommend to thinning
Pollination is done by:
Bees and other pollinators
When does Ghost Pepper yield:
In sub/tropics climate can bloom all year in temperate climate the Spring / Summer
Pests or diseases in Ghost Pepper fruit:
Aphids, fungal, Sun burns
What can be done with big quantities of Ghost Pepper fruit?
Salad, Used for cooking, Medical uses, Herbs, Used for spreads, Pickle, Spices
Work requirements on the Ghost Pepper fruit:
Prune, if the plant attacked be aphids the fruit should be more exposure to the sun
How long does it take for a Ghost Pepper to bear fruit?
How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Ghost Pepper?
The best time for vegetative reproduction in Ghost Pepper:
Spring / Autumn (in warm places) but can be all year
How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
2-3 weeks sometimes less
What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Ghost Pepper?
Put the cutting in water or in the ground
Sowing of Ghost Pepper:
No special requirement, easy to sow, some species can be more sensitive to moist and heat
Saving Ghost Pepper seeds until sowing:
Dry, room temperature, Require to check that the seed are ripen before saving them
Sowing season of Ghost Pepper:
Ghost Pepper plant spacing:
For relocation 3-5 cm or different pots, 20-50 cm depend on the species
How Deep Do You Plant A Ghost Pepper Seed?
Ghost Pepper seeding conditions:
Moist and Light soil,
Watering Ghost Pepper Seeds:
Average amount of water
Ghost Pepper germination time:
5-20 days can be sometimes more
Condition of Ghost Pepper sprout:
Moderate moist, some species are sensitive to moist,
Do Ghost Pepper seeds require burying?