Heat level: 1,500,000+ (SHU) Scoville Heat Units – Insanely Hot
Created by Butch Taylor himself! The two parent plants are the Carolina Reaper and the Trinidad Scorpion Butch T which is the current world record holder and former world record holder. Appearance similar to a Moruga Scorpion, but with a much thinner outer wall. The final mature color of the pepper is almost a dark orange/red color. The flavor is very floral and citrus up front, with a burn like nothing we have ever tasted before! Matures from Green to Orange/Red.
Flavor: Floral and citrus flavor then just deathly heat!
Heat Level: Extreme, Severe and Intense. Scoville Heat Units 1,000,000
Warning: Handling this pepper requires extreme caution. Wear hand, eye and breathing protection.
Packet contains 100 seeds.
Pods are 2” long and 2-1/2” wide with smoother skin than other Trinidad Scorpions. Sometimes it will grow a long scorpion tail. It has fruity and floral like flavor with crazy heat. Plants are 3’ tall. Capsicum chinense (120 days)
Trinidad Scorpion Butch T is recognized as the world’s hottest pepper by Guinness Book of World Records in 2011. The Trinidad Scorpion “Butch T” measured as high as 1,463,700 Scoville. In our taste test it was just as hot as Yellow Brain Strain! It is named Butch T because the seeds originally came from Butch Taylor.
In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 – 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant the m directly into rich soil, 30” apart or into large 5 gallon containers. Harvest chiles when they are red.
All of our seeds are GMO-free.