Bhut Jolokia Purple pods grow from a dull purple to deep purple to red at maturity. Check the traits that you are looking for and the Pepper Chooser will bring up … Here is how. Sadness reigns. A very rare pepper, a variant from the Bhut Jolokia, or Ghost Chile. The plant grows over 2.5 ft tall. Heat Level: 800,000-1,000,000 SHUs, 10+ Pepper Seeds Water your plants frequently. Ghost peppers need soil that is always slightly damp, but not soaked through. Yes, you can still ripen unripe peppers you’ve pulled from your pepper plants due to frost or other reasons. Buy 20 seeds PURPLE Ghost Pepper Bhut Jolokia Extremely RARE Hot Spicy Heirloom: Vegetables - FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases It’s the end of the chili pepper harvesting season and I’ve just pulled all of the remaining peppers off the plants. The ghost pepper, also known as bhut jolokia (which literally means Bhutanese chili in Assamese ), is ... Ghost pepper leaf, about 10-day-old plant Ghost pepper leaf, about 30-day-old plant Ghost pepper plant, 40 days old, grown in coco peat Peach ghost pepper Yellow ghost pepper Chocolate ghost pepper Purple ghost pepper Red ghost pepper See also. About 1 inch wrinkly, elongated shape. It was necessary, though, because the weather is calling for frost and frost will destroy anything that is left. Sort through our peppers to find just what you want. The exact frequency will depend on your location and the weather conditions. 5. Add a layer of mulch around the plants to help the soil retain moisture. Water as often as you need to keep it in this condition. Never assume how hot a mature ghost pepper may be. Once mature, the chiles vary in heat and flavor -- even when grown on the same plant. Intensely hot with a sweet flavor. A healthy ghost pepper plant can bear up to 100 chiles. For best results, water in early morning or after the sun starts to set. Find your best pepper with our Interactive Pepper Chooser.