Ethiopian Pepper is part of the Xylopia genus. Its scientific name is Xylopia aethiopica.


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About 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.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name pimenta and Jamaica pepper.
Maximum Reachable Height 3- to 5-inch
Flower Colour white
Bloom Time May-June.
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

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.

Ethiopian pepper 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.

Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering midiyam
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 65F
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Ethiopian pepper special feature

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.

Ethiopian pepper uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Unverified information It is believed to be useful in making post-coital contraceptive

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Ethiopian pepper ?

Ethiopian pepper is commonly known as pimenta and Jamaica pepper.

How tall do Ethiopian pepper grow?

On average Ethiopian pepper grows 3- to 5-inch

What color are Ethiopian pepper ?

A Ethiopian pepper plant bears flowers of color white

When Ethiopian pepper blooms?

With enough light, Ethiopian pepper may produce white flowers in May-June.

How hard is Ethiopian pepper to grow?

A Ethiopian pepper is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Ethiopian pepper need?

A Ethiopian pepper prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

How much water does a Ethiopian pepper need?

A Ethiopian pepper prefers watering midiyam

What kind of soil does a Ethiopian pepper need?

A Ethiopian pepper prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Ethiopian pepper like?

A Ethiopian pepper prefers 65F

How often should I fertilize my Ethiopian pepper ?

To encourage Ethiopian pepper growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


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