Ghost Peppers clock in at over 1,000,000 Scoville Heat Units and are known by different names in different circles: Bhut Jolokia Pepper, Naga Jolokia Pepper, Ghost Chili Pepper and Ghost Pepper. Just how hot is 1,000,000 Scoville Units? It is more than 400 times hotter than the infamous Tabasco Sauce. When ripe, the peppers are a beautiful red color and larger than habanero peppers.
The Ghost Pepper originates in India from the states of Assam, Nagaland and Manipur. It is said that farmers in India put Ghost Peppers on the top of fence posts to prevent elephants from crashing through their fences.
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Dave’s Whole Ghost Peppers are available at Armadillo Pepper.