Category Archives: Peppers

2013’s New Hottest Pepper, The Carolina Reaper

Sounds like Ed Currie finally got the heat validation he’s been looking for from Guinness for the Carolina Reaper. While as of this post the Guinness page is not yet updated Ed received an email that said in part: “[w]e … Continue reading

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5 Bhut Jolokia / Ghost Pepper Varieties

Here’s a picture of 5 bhut jolokia varieties I’m growing this year. Starting with red and moving clockwise: red bhuts, peach bhuts, chocolate bhuts, yellow bhuts and caramel bhuts.  

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Interview with Ed Currie of Pucker Butt Pepper Company

The pepper community has been buzzing with news of the HP22B / Carolina Reaper. Ed Currie graciously shared his time with me and answered some questions about his background, growing operations and the soon to be very popular HP22B / … Continue reading

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The Carolina Reaper aka HP22B Pepper

According to recent comments by Pepper Joe the Carolina Reaper, also known as the HP22B, will be announced via press releases on Labor Day 2012. The Carolina Reaper was grown / created by Ed Currie. Carolina Reaper seeds will go … Continue reading

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The Purple Bhut Jolokia – Buyer Beware

Does not exist! Ok, to be fair a pepper does exist that is a called a purple bhut jolokia but in my opinion someone just named it a bhut jolokia so they could sell seeds. 1. It’s nowhere near as … Continue reading

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