Piper nigrum, Kali Mirch - Plant
Description for Piper nigrum, Kali Mirch
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Common pepper||Yellowish-green||Seasonal bloomer||10 to 15 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Plant care may require a bit of effort, but the results are well worth the work. Not all plants are fragrant, but the most common and hardy do produce a sweet, carrying fragrance. Common is a vine and has larger glossy green leaves than Royal. Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area.
|Part shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||60 degrees C||-|
Caring for Piper nigrum
- Plant care is not difficult but does require vigilance. The vines need to be trained early when they are young. You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections. Fertilize the plant in spring just before new growth appears.Pinch off the tips of the vines in the second year to promote branching which will fill the trellis with bushy growth.
Typical uses of Piper nigrum
Special features: Commercially grown in tropical areas for pepper, Containers, Hanging baskets when plants are young.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally keep indoor in living room and in teracce area.
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What garden lovers say ... ?
well packed , no complains at all . Growing well . Hope it survives during the summer heat here in Hyderabad .
Absolutely no complaints! Beautiful plant, great packaging, prompt delivery.
Some leaves are green and some leaves are greenish yellow but anyway it looks great!