Pepper Ghost-Bhut Jolokia Seeds
About this item
- Number of Ghost Pepper Seeds: 30 Seeds
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Sowing season: Throughout the year (The best time is January to February)
- Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in a seedling tray or Container or Pots. Transplant in 25 to 30 days
- Germination Time: 7 to 21 days from sowing
- Germination temperature: 18-22°C
- Harvesting: 75 to 90 days from transplanting
- Plant vigor: Strong plant with short internodes
What Size Grow Bag is Best For Pepper?
Ghost Pepper Growing Season In IndiaGhost Chili Pepper can be sown in any season (throughout the year) but thrive in warm and humid conditions. The best month for growing the pepper is January to February, May to June, and September to October.
How To Grow Pepper Ghost (Bhut Jolokia) In PotGenerally, Ghost-pepper seeds are sown in a seedling tray and then transplanted after the seeds germinate, transplant is necessary because it allows the plant to grow freely. Select a seedling tray or small pot up to 3 inches deep and for transplanting you need at least 12 inches deep pots or grow bags. Sown the Ghost pepper seeds in a warm climate and the best temperature for seeds germination is between 18-22°C. Give proper sunlight to your Pepper Ghost plant and the soil should be moist. Direct sun for too many hours could cause the leaves to scorch and dry out.
Pepper Ghost-Bhut Jolokia Seeds Sowing MethodStart sowing pepper Ghost seeds in the seedling tray is the best idea because it provides the most favorable environment. Select a seedling tray or small size pots up to 3 inches deep for growing pepper from seeds. Fill the seedling tray with a growing medium and spread the Ghost-pepper seeds on it, then cover a thin layer of soil above the seeds. Give light water or sprinkle some water through a water sprayer. Keep the pepper seedling in a location where it receives medium and bright sunlight and keep the soil moist. Ghost pepper germination time is about 7-21 days (depending on growing conditions).
Transplant Ghost-Pepper Seedling Into Big PotsAfter germination of Ghost pepper seeds, when seedlings are 4-6 inches in height at that time transplant them into individual pots and plant only 1-2 saplings per pot. Choose a big pot or grow bag about 12 inches deep (or more than) with well drainage holes then fill the soil in pots with any organic fertilizer like vermicompost, cow manure, etc. Select the healthiest Ghost pepper plant and then transplant them carefully without disturbing their root. Keep the pot in a sunny location where the pepper plant gets proper sunlight and gives water whenever you feel that the soil becomes dry.
When To Fertilize Ghost Pepper Plants
- Ghost pepper plant growth stages basically depend on the fertilizers; to grow Ghost pepper plants faster, give nutrient-rich fertilizer when they start flowering, as nutrients help the pepper plants to produce more peppers.
- Feed your pepper plants with organic fertilizers like vermicompost, or other homemade compost at a regular interval or every 20-25 days.
Ghost Pepper Plant Care TipsWater – Ghost pepper does not require too much water as compared to other plants, give water when the top layer of soil becomes dry but keep the soil moist not soggy.
Soil – Use well-drained and fertile soil for the best result for Ghost-pepper plants with 6.5-7.0 ph.
Sunlight – The pepper plants need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight.
Temperature – The optimum Ghost pepper growing temperature is 21 to 35°C.
Common Pests and diseases – Aphids, cutworms, flea beetles, root-knot nematodes, and many more are found in pepper plants. Powdery mildew and bacterial leaf spot are some diseases that affect the whole pepper plant. To control these pests use neem oil in your chili plants and use amino acids through sprays may be avoiding the injection of disease in chili-pepper plants.
Ghost-Pepper Flowering And PollinationThe Pepper plant takes about 2 months from transplanting, Ghost pepper plant starts flowering and the fruit should be visible within 5-10 days after pollination. Peppers are generally a self-pollinating plant there is no need for insects or wind to pollinate. But sometimes, the stamen of the male flower develops and is not touching the pistil of the female flower or is not pollinated this will lead to a sterile flower. Giving your plant a gentle shake from time to time will help to solve the problem.
Ghost-Pepper Harvesting Time
- You can harvest chili pepper after 75 to 90 days from transplanting.
- Pick Ghost pepper when they are firm, reached full size, and are of mature color. You can cut peppers throughout the year.
- Cut the Ghost peppers with sharp scissors and leave about an inch of the stem.
Ghost Pepper Special Features
- Common name - Naga Jolokia, Bhut Jolokia, Bih jolokia, and Ghost Chili
- Scientific name – Capsicum annuum
- Flower color – White
- Height – 2 to 4 feet
- Level of growing – Easy
How much water do Ghost pepper plants need?Ghost pepper does not require too much water; just give 1-inch water per week or when the soil is dried.
Do pepper plants need full sun?Ghost pepper grows quickly when it receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight.
Why is my Ghost pepper plant not flowering?Ghost pepper will not flower (or fruit), generally caused by the temperature that is either too hot or too cold. Make sure that your Ghost pepper-chili plant receives at least 6 hours of full sunlight for the fruit set.
Why does my Ghost pepper plant flower die but not fruits?Ghost pepper plant with no fruits may be the result of incorrect temperature and lacks pollination another reason for not producing fruits will be root rot which is caused by a deficiency of calcium in the soil.
Why do pepper Ghost plant leaves turn yellow?The most common reason for yellow leaves on pepper plants is either under watering or lack of nutrients in the soil. Give proper water to the Ghost pepper plant, keep the soil moist and apply nutrients to the soil.
Why are my ghost pepper plants dying?Improper watering practices like under watering or over watering is the main reason for the pepper plant dying. Ghost pepper plants cannot survive without water but too much water also kills the plants.
How do grow pepper plants faster?Pepper plants give the best result when growing in moist and nitrogen-rich soil.
Why are my ghost pepper seeds not germinating?
Ghost pepper seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, over watering, or under-watering.
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Country of Origin: India
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