After reading various germination and growing tips on the interweb, I sewed 6 of these little monster seeds (along with 6 Fatalii, 6 Chocolate Habanero and 6 Bolivian Rainbow) in a mix of non-peat compost and about 30% vermiculite ( to retain moisture but without over-wetting the seeds) in a seed tray. About 5mm of mix lightly spread on top.
Covered the whole lot with a loose plastic bag and kept in a warm airing cupboard at a constant 25C. Gently watered the compost every 2/3 day with warm water.
Result... All 6 Bhut Jolokia germinated (in about ten days) All 6 HRainbow Chillis, 5 habanero but only two Fatalii (don't know why though,.) All the seedlings are now getting their 2nd/3rd leaf pairs and doing well in a south facing window.
Well chuffed so far and looking forward to the summer.
matt deakin 27/04/2015, 16:14
Very pleased with the quality of these seeds, 100% germination! They have produced very large and healthy plants which look like they are going to produce heavy crops :)