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Carolina Reaper Seeds

$3.99/pack for 10 seeds

Carolina Reaper is the current record holder for being the HOTTEST PEPPER in the world. It is one of the hottest peppers you can find – when you eat it your ears will pop, your body will tingle and everything will feel numb! Warning: Intense endorphin rush ahead! Maximum heat reported at over 2,200,000 Scoville Heat Units The Carolina Reaper is an absolutely amazing pepper.

Limit 2 seed packets per customer.

If you like the classic Reaper, then make sure to also grow the Yellow Carolina Reaper , a natural variant of the red Reaper, or our Chocolate Carolina Reaper ! Or, be sure to check out of our hottest peppers seeds , some of which we think are as hot as the Reaper: Trinidad Moruga Scorpion , Trinidad Scorpion Pepper , or check out any of the amazingly hot and delicious Ghost Pepper seeds we carry – they come in lots of beautiful colors like purple and white!

(There is a small chance that on the outside of your seed packet it may say 8 seeds instead of 10 seeds. Please open the packet to see the 10 seeds inside. We are using these older packets instead of wasting resources by throwing them away. Thanks.)

Warning: Handling this pepper requires extreme caution. Wear hand, eye and breathing protection.

Heat Level: Stupid Hot
Scoville Heat Units: 1,500,000 – 2,000,000

Capsicum chinense strains require a great deal of attention during the germination process. Moisture and a constant and consistent heat range must be maintained. 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 containers.

World’s Hottest Pepper for now.
In 2013, the Carolina Reaper beat the Trinidad Scorpion “Butch T” pepper, to claim the record for being the World’s Hottest Pepper. However, in 2017, two new contenders including the Dragon’s Breath Pepper and Pepper X claimed to be hotter than 2.2 million Scoville units, though the heat of these peppers has not yet been officially proven nor have they received the official Guinness Record, so time will tell – learn more about these peppers here.


All of our seeds are GMO-free.

$3.99/pack for 10 seeds Carolina Reaper is the current record holder for being the HOTTEST PEPPER in the world. It is one of the hottest peppers you can find – when you eat it your ears will pop, your body will tingle and everything will feel numb! Warning: Intense endorphin rush ahead! Maximum heat reported at over 2,

Carolina Reaper Red

World’s hottest chili pepper!

For months it was already rumoured that Carolina Reaper would soon be world’s hottest chili. This lead to heated discussions among chili enthusiasts worldwide.

After a media offensive by grower Ed Currie, Guinness Book of World Records announced a new “world’s hottest chili pepper” in November 2013 and made an end to the discussion about the hottest pepper in the world. Averaging 1,569,300 scoville units, with individual peppers rating over 2.2 million Soville Units, Carolina Reaper became world’s hottest chili. Previous world record holder Trinidad Moruga Scorpion was overthrown. Trinidad Moruga Scorpion peppers had an average number of 1.2 million Scoville Units and up to 2,009,231 in individual peppers. Carolina Reaper was created by crossing a Pakistani Naga with a Red Habanero type from St. Vincent, an island in the Caribbean. It has a fruity flavor.

This is an extremely hot chili pepper, be careful when handling these seeds and peppers. Tr y to maintain a constant temperature of 28 – 32 degrees for good germination.

Species: Capsicum Chinense

Name: Carolina Reaper

Carolina Reaper