Chocolate King Naga
New to Ohio Peppers for fall 2023! Deep chocolate coloration and extraordinary heat level, this pepper is a prolific growing large-sized variant that will go well with other chocolate-colored superhots.
The Chocolate King Naga has a unique, elongated shape with gnarly wrinkled skin. Its deep, chocolate-brown color is a feast for the eyes – the chocolate version of the King Naga. Prepare yourself for the heat. Assuming you are able to negotiate the heat, the Chocolate King Naga offers a smoky undertone complemented by hints of earthines. As the pepper matures, its flavor intensifies.
How many Scoville units is a chocolate Naga pepper?
Measured on the Scoville scale, the Chocolate King Naga is no slouch, hanging in the club of peppers over one million. Its heat level is intense, providing a lingering burn at roughly 1.2 million SHU. The heat onset is gradual, allowing you to savor the complex flavors before the full fiery impact kicks in. Once it kicks in, watch out! It shares a lineage with ghost and the Naga Viper, a one-time hottest pepper in the world. As always, heat will vary depending on growing conditions. This pepper has the potential to reach similar heat to the Carolina Reaper, 7 Pot Douglah, or BTR Reaper Scorpion.
The Chocolate King Naga is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of dishes. In small doses, from salsas and hot sauces to marinades and stews, its unique flavor and heat level make it a perfect fit for Mexican, Indian, and Thai cuisines. A small amount **WIL** go a long way.
Growing Requirements: Cultivate Your Own Kingdom
For the best results, grow the Chocolate King Naga pepper seeds in well-drained soil and full sunlight. This pepper thrives in warm climates and is well-suited for container gardening, raised beds, or open ground. Regular watering and a balanced fertilizer will ensure a bountiful harvest.