Bhut jolokia is an interspecific hybrid of Capsicum chinense and Capsicum frutescens and is closely related to the Naga morich of Bangladesh. This chili pepper hybrid was first cultivated in the Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, and Manipur. Bhut jolokia also goes by the names Ghost Pepper, Ghost Chili, U-morok, Red Naga, Naga jolokia, and Ghost jolokia. Bhut jolokia produces extremely hot peppers that measure 2.4 to 3.2 inches long and 1.0 to 1.2 inches wide. Peppers from this species have been recorded as having a Scoville rating of over 1,000,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU’s). Please wash your hands and avoid rubbing your eyes after handling the seeds. This particular species matures between 100 and 120 days.