is this a ghost?

andyandy(6bMI)September 13, 2012

This is the first of my peppers to completely change from green. It;s not nearly the biggest one on this plant. Please look and tell me if it looks like a ghost. It would have finished changing color a couple of nights ago. I'd like to make chili tonight. Should it get any hotter if I leve it on a few more days. It's my first so I'm getting a little impatient. There is a much larger one that will be completely red maybe even tonight that is on a different plant.



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Hi Andy, attached a Ghost pod for comparison, I just picked it this morning could have let it get darker red. The colors should be green then orange then red. The shape of the one you have pictured does not look like its a Ghost pod. It's more of a long habanero type. The skin looks too smooth. Bhuts have bumpy skin and usually spurs that are like mini spikes.


    Bookmark   September 13, 2012 at 9:05AM
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Here are some pods on the plant itself also for comparison. IF you would like seeds let me know, just shoot me an email.


    Bookmark   September 13, 2012 at 9:09AM
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great, thank you I'll print your pictures off and compare when I get home. In any case I will pick tonight for my chili

    Bookmark   September 13, 2012 at 9:27AM
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Not a ghost.
Looks like some kind of red pepper to me... :)

Here is a link that might be useful: This is a ghost

    Bookmark   September 13, 2012 at 9:46AM
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i will have to agree with smokemaster. Not a bhut, but some kind of red pepper. Lol, good one

    Bookmark   September 13, 2012 at 6:16PM
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Definitely not a ghost. Unless you got the seeds from Pepper Joe, in which case it most definitely is a ghost and you're just seeing pod variation.

    Bookmark   September 13, 2012 at 9:36PM
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I got my seeds fro Whatcom seed company. I think the pack may have ben miss-marked. i tokk a nibble of of this last night. it was hot but not like a ghost. I used it in a pot of chili I made alst night.

    Bookmark   September 14, 2012 at 8:54AM
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