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Dorset Naga

One of the hottest chillies in the world, with a wonderful compelling aromatic flavour. Productive, versatile plants.

Approximate heat level: up to 1,221,000 SHU

Dorset Naga chilliesSeed of Dorset Naga

Price: £6.00

Capsicum chinense

Dorset Naga is one of the hottest chillies in the world, capable of reaching a million Scoville Heat Units and more. The scorching heat of the fruit is combined with a distinctive fruity aroma, making this a truly exceptional chilli. 

The wrinkled, wedge-shaped fruit ripen from green to red, and may be harvested at either stage of maturity. They can be up to 30 x 50mm in size, but may be smaller when the plants are grown in pots.

The plants are tall and ungainly, and when grown in the ground or very large pot can reach a height of 1.5m or more. Grown in smaller pots, however, their height can be considerably reduced.

Approximate heat level: 544,000–1,221,000 SHU (from tests done on whole crops grown at Sea Spring Seeds). BBC Gardener's World had a single fruit measured at 1,598,277 SHU

Approx. number of seeds per pack: 20

A Sea Spring Seeds variety

British Ethnic

We also sell plug plants of this chilli, see www.seaspringplants.co.uk

How many chillies can you grow on your Dorset Naga plant? Have a look at this! Click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9YdkmmJeuU


To see how the plants were grown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Bm93RBvMfc

To see what we grew in 2012 click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVM0BhoolaU

To see a video of Dorset Naga growing in our polytunnels click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IA9Vj9vfY_0

Dorset Naga - one of the hottest chillies in the world