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Carolina Reaper Hot Pepper
 
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Carolina Reaper Hot Pepper (10 seeds) (HPP219) $5.00

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Carolina Reaper Hot Pepper

         
 
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120 days. Believed to be the hottest pepper in the world, the Carolina Reaper is a serious scorcher! For those extreme pepper eaters, Carolina Reaper is a must. For those less adventurous, they make a great conversation piece in the garden. These devious little peppers are fiery red with a little scythe shaped tail at the base of many fruit, hence the name reaper. The heat rating on these monsters can be over 1,500,000 Scovilles; in comparison the spicy habanero is a mere 100,000 Scovilles!
 
Carolina Reaper Hot Pepper
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 23
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 2.5

95.7% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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Nickname:
Blake
Location:
Chattanooga, TN, United States
Date:
April 20, 2019
          5.0
 
Great Plants.
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Good germination, great plant

What are the cons? None

Review:

I started these early on Christmas Day since super hots are slow growers. Had fast germination in about 6 days in soil, trays, mini greenhouse with heat pad. They are going outside in a week and already have flowers ready to produce Reapers!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Papa Squirrel
Location:
Wyoming, RI, United States
Date:
March 8, 2019
          5.0
 
So many Reapers
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 2.5
 

What are the pros? HOT HOT HOT

What are the cons? germination was long

Review:

I started these last year in the beginning of March under a HID light along with some Ghost peppers from here also. They took forever to germinate but I got around a 90% germination rate and put them outside in the garden a little early before the soil was warm and that slowed them quite a bit, I also had deer eat the tops off them all. they started to set fruit about the end of July and then the deer left them alone( I did find one half eaten reaper and would have loved to seen the reaction of the deer) all in all I ended up with a large pizza box full of reapers and 2 full of ghost peppers (I dry my peppers in these boxes and it works great because they are not stacked on each other and don't mold) I thought these were easy to grow but you need patience.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Arcturus Stream
Location:
Welsh, LA, United States
Date:
February 21, 2019
          4.0
 
Great heat and delicious
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Germinate easy, great flavor

What are the cons? Slow maturity

Review:

One of the hottest, best tasting peppers I've tried. Very slow maturity! Its best to start germinating in December on a heat tray and keep indoors under a grow lamp until spring.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Frank C
Location:
Columbus, OH, United States
Date:
February 15, 2019
          4.0
 
Slow starting but ....
Easy to Grow 3.0
EarlyMaturity 2.0
 

What are the pros? Prolific, super hot

What are the cons? Takes time

Review:

These peppers ARE growable for the average gardener. Of coarse, they do take a very long growing season to get mature, red peppers. Start indoors on a heat mat (85-90 degrees) to get that needed jump start. They take a while to germinate, so be patient! I soak my seeds in 1% potassium nitrate solution for 12 hours and that seems to speed things up in the germination department . Once they get established, they will take off! Remember to use fertilizer.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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7 out of 8 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Scorch Garden
Location:
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Date:
January 11, 2019
          4.0
 
Gang of 9
Easy to Grow 2.0
EarlyMaturity 0.5
 

What are the pros? Super productive.

What are the cons? SLOOOWWWWWWW TOOO GROOOWWWW

Review:

This pepper is the baddest member of our 'Gang of 9'. They take anywhere from 6 to 13 days to germinate in a bag with a damp paper towel in a warm place. They also take FOREVER to ripen. That being said, if you treat your bush right (lots of water, lots of compost, lots of sun, they will grow HUGE. My plants ended up being nearly 5 feet tall. The amount of pods was incredible, but they do take quite a while to turn red. The fall prevented a good amount of peppers to not ripen. Easily harvested 3 lbs per plant. About 1% did not produce any pods and there were some odd looking phenotypes expressed on a couple bushes. In my opinion, the Reaper is not the most stable of genetics, you will get some variations of shape and production, but all in all, great pepper if you have the time.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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