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Feb 17, 2012 04:20 AM

Move your Bhut over - Trinidad Moruga Scorpion's here

The world's newest "hottest" pepper:

What's really important though - where can I get one?

Also, don't forget this from last year:

Edit: It appears the link in Adam's post no longer works.

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  1. Okay, I grew bhuts last year (still have a bunch of dried ones left), but don't think I'll grow the Trinidads. Decided that painful food isn't necessarily good food!

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    1. re: pine time

      I bought Bhut seeds and this will be my first attempt to growing them, so I am wondering if you have any suggestions. My garden usually stops at habenaros but I want to try Bhuts.

      1. re: Kelli2006

        I bought 4" potted plants, so not sure about raising from seeds. Give 'em plenty of room--mine grew to nearly 5' high and produced like mad (I'm in So. Cal). I strung 'em into ristras to dry, and they work find either reconstituted or flaked.

    2. The article said the heat of these things penetrated latex gloves!!! WOW...