Bhut Jolokia chilli is also known as ghost chilli. It is highly pungent in taste when compared to other common varieties. Fruits are medium-short in size with thick pulp. Soak seeds in a bowl of water for 2-3 hours and then sow the seeds. Cover the seeds with fine cocopeat and don’t let the soil to dry out completely. Cover the pot with Jute bag/Dry grass which releases heat and helps the seeds to germinate faster. Keep the soil always moist but not soggy for good germination. Chili grows well when temperatures are in between 20°C – 30°C. Since these are vey spicy, don’t touch the seeds directly with hands.
Note: For best germination results, use all the seeds within 2 weeks after reaching you. For growing seedlings use a fine mixture of soil/sand, Coco-peat & compost in 1:3:1 ratio. For more information check out how to sow seeds.