Guess that pepper

homefry319(5b NE)August 24, 2012

any ideas?

I finally got annoyed enough to ask, they are spouse to be bhuts but def way smaller and lighter colored(thats a quarter in the photo)

the heat scale actually varies Ive tried 3 and I say its anywhere from hab to just under a bhut, its def a tip of the tongue and throat burn

that being said, its irrelevant where i got them etc Im over that if you really want to know pm me

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Edymnion(7a)

If I had to hazard a guess, I'd say naga morich. They tend to have the same general shape as the bhut, the same pleats, but with smoother skin and smaller pods. Their heat level is also about where you said, well north of a hab but a little south of a bhut.

Still a good superhot/nuclear, and I've seen many places listing morichs as ghost peppers. Enough to where these days I just assume anyone selling "ghost pepper" seeds is actually selling naga morichs unless they specify that its a bhut jolokia.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2012 at 1:30PM
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homefry319(5b NE)

they were listed as bhut, but thats besides the point(can you tell Im still pissed haha).....

Ive been trying to google to see if I can find any that would be similar but it seems it just returned mixed results

most the naga morich pictures Ive seen they've been way "fatter" and don't wrinkle in as much

    Bookmark   August 24, 2012 at 1:43PM
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DMForcier(8 DFW)

Too small to be datil, I think. Red fatalii?

    Bookmark   August 24, 2012 at 1:54PM
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homefry319(5b NE)

too skinny to be a fatalii

    Bookmark   August 24, 2012 at 2:01PM
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DMForcier(8 DFW)

Yeah. I don't know what it is. Probably a hybrid.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2012 at 2:22PM
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homefry319(5b NE)

I have two plants with the same peppers so I doubt it's a f1, still annoying

    Bookmark   August 25, 2012 at 3:20PM
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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

This is what Naga Morich look like:

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 3:05PM
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homefry319(5b NE)

I've been digging still can't find anything close

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 10:27PM
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willardb3

What did you purchase?

    Bookmark   August 27, 2012 at 8:41AM
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homefry319(5b NE)

They were being sold as bhut jolokia(seed) which they def aren't

Maybe Bombay morichs?

    Bookmark   August 27, 2012 at 8:52AM
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