Ghost peppers and jalapenos are popular due to their potency and sweetness, respectively. Combining the two by creating hybrid seeds is a great way to decrease the severity of ghost peppers and increase the heat of the jalapeno.
At the core of your favorite hot sauce you’ll often find a pepper seed that serves as an essential component to both heat and taste. From habaneros to jalapeños, they become vehicles for delicious sauces. But there are only so many to choose from! With the desire for new tastes comes scientific advancements and the creation of hybrid pepper seeds.