Ethiopian pepper - Plant
Description for Ethiopian pepper
himalayan Peppergrass is an annual or biennial herb, up to 20-25 cm long, rising up or nearly erect, branched, often spreading, glandular hairy. Lower leaves are pinnately cut, 3-6 cm long, 1-2 cm broad, narrowed into a short stalk or stalkless, with narrow oblong pointed lobes.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|pimenta and Jamaica pepper.||white||May-June.||3- to 5-inch||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Peppers are easy to grow in both container and traditional vegetable gardens. They grow 2-3 feet tall and require full sun exposure. Depending on the variety of pepper plant, fruit will be produced 65-130 days after transplanting in the garden.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil||midiyam||65F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Ethiopian pepper
- eppers can be expensive to buy in the grocery store. Some bell peppers can cost $1 or more each. A bell pepper seedling might cost the same amount, and it will produce 6-10 peppers or more. If you like to eat peppers, growing your own can save a bunch of money in the long run.
Typical uses of Ethiopian pepper
Special features: Seed-pods are 2.5-3 mm long, about 2.5 mm broad, ovate, slightly notched at the tip with nearly stalkless stigma not exceeding the notch, hairless, obscurely winged at the tip. Himalayan Peppergrass is endemic to the Himalayas, from Kashmir, Ladakh to Tibet and Nepal, at altitudes of 3600-5300 m. It is common in Ladakh. Flowering: May-June.
Culinary use: na
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Unverified information It is believed to be useful in making post-coital contraceptive.
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