Record Breaker Chilli Plants Set 1 The hottest chillies from around the world

World Record Breakers Plants Set 1* £13.95

10% Off pre-orders, March ’18
*The World Record Breaker Trio includes the last three hottest chillies in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records®

All of these chillies have recorded Scoville Heat ratings of over a million.  This trio follows the story of the battle to be crowned the hottest. Long time champ, Bhut Jolokia was toppled by Butch T variant of the Trinidad Scorpion.
1 x Carolina Reaper Chilli Plant
1 x Butch Trinidad Scorpion Plant
1 x Bhut Jolokia Chilli Plant
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Carolina Reaper

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Butch T

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Bhut Jolokia

More about the trio


Such is the competition amongst the world's chilli heads to find or produce the World's Hottest Chilli that there are an increasing number of chillies that have broken the records in the past few years. This collection puts together the hottest and the finest chillies.

The Carolina Reaper was bred in Fort South Carolina by pepper cultivar Ed Currie. Originally known by the catchy name of HP22B which stood for Higher Power, Pot 22, Plant B, it was renamed once the grower realised what it was he hand on his hands.

Crowned King of the Pods in December 2013 by the Guinness Book of Records at a cost of 12,000USD to collect the evidence to prove it. The book states 1,569,300 Scoville units as the heat levels, but these actually peaked at over 2.2 million. One of these babies goes a long way …..

Butch Taylor, the owner of a Hot Sauce company was selectively breeding Trinidad Scorpions to get the hottest possible.  It was actually a Butch T grown in Australia that made it into the Guinness Book of Records with a rating of an insane 1,463,700 Scoville Heat Units. The chilli stayed in the book for nearly two years from early 2012 to December 2013.

Bhut Jolokia is a long time favourite of chilli heads around the world. Aside form its intense heat, the chilli boats a sublime citrus flavour that has kept the plant in the greenhouses of chilli growers even after hotter pods have been found. The Bhut starred in the Book from 2007-2001.

Interesting Facts


The Carolina Reaper is the current record holder of the Guinness book of records. It has recorded a high of 2.2 million but the average heat as stated in the Record Book is 1,569,300 SHU. Although the Chilli Pepper Institute registered higher heat levels from the Moruga Scorpion, evidence was not presented to the Guinness Book of Records®. The Carolina Reaper has come into the record books in December 13, 2013.

Heatscale in Scoville Units (SHU)


Carolina Reaper: 1,569,300
Butch T Scorpion: 1,463,700
Bhut Jolokia: 1,001,304

Growth History


Germinated in giant 50mm jiffy pellets. Approx height 10-12cm. Limited Stock. Delivery mid April 2015
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All sizes are approximate. Please note that annuum varieties tend to be more leggy whilst chinense varieties more stocky.
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Founded by Sarah Hunt in 2008, World of Chillies is an online chilli shop specialising in chilli plants, seeds, gifts, dried chillies and sauces.

We are dedicated to the pursuit of everything that is hot and great.

We stock an extensive range of chilli plugs and plants varieties from around the world. VAT reg 223 1269 42
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