Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

Scoville heat units (SHU): 1,200,000 – 2,000,000
Jalapeño reference point: 150 to 800 times hotter

 

10-12 chilli seeds per pack

In stock

 2.95

SKU: ch006 Category: Tags: , Product ID: 206

Description

Trinidad Scorpion chili pepper is one of the hottest in the world, second only to the Carolina Reaper. Its name merges the geographical origin, the Caribbean island of Trinidad, at its level of spiciness, similar to the sting of a scorpion. There are several varieties of Trinidad chilies that differ in color but retain the characteristic golf ball shape and characteristic ripples. The degree of spiciness that the chili pepper reaches when fully ripe depends on how it is watered, how much sun it takes and the fertility of the cultivation soil

Trinidad and tobago
Trinidad Scorpion: origin

Its name merges the geographical origin, the Moruga region on the Caribbean island of Trinidad, at its level of spiciness, similar to the sting of a scorpion.

Trinidad Scorpion: cultivation

Trinidad Scorpion chili must be planted and left to end in January in a warm and humid environment, with a temperature between 24 and 30 degrees. To grow it needs a lot of light and space. Its plants reach a minimum height of 70 cm from the ground. Its leaves are medium / large and the fruit measures as much as a golf ball. The maturation of this chili has a fairly late ripening and it change his color depending on the ripeness level: first green, they turn orange to finish, once fully ripe, to bright red. Between April and June, with rising temperatures, the plant can be transplanted into deep, waterproof and fertile soil, taking care to strengthen the stem with a brace. It is necessary not to water the leaves of the chili pepper to avoid the growth of the mushrooms. The first fruits can be harvested 120/150 days after transplanting.

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