Piper Betel, Maghai Paan - Plant

Betel vine a perennial herb, which can also be grown in containers and hanging baskets best for outdoor planting.
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1Piper Betel, Maghai Paan - Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner

About Piper Betel

Betel leaf plant (piper betel) is a creeper grown in India; it belongs to the pepper family. Its waxy green, heart-shaped leaves are used for medicinal and culinary purposes. When crushed, it exudes cool peppery scent.

It is used in making a famous dessert called Paan which is chewed with betel nut as a mouth freshener. This mildly stimulant herb is popular in whole South Asia (Indian subcontinent), Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Naagarvel, Vidyache paan
Maximum Reachable Height 150 to 180 cm.
Flower Colour Dark red
Bloom Time Spring and early summer (anytime in tropics)
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Place your plant in a place that receives at least 5 to 6 hours of sunlight daily.
  • It thrives well in a hot and humid environment in partial shade.
  • The betel plant needs regular watering. Water only when the soil feels dry to touch.
  • Loosen the soil without damaging the roots. It will help the plant to uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • Prune regularly after it reaches 2 m height to control the plant, regular pruning, and plucking of leaves encourages new growth and sweet and tender leaves.
  • Occasional feeding every couple of months in the growing season of the plant with a nitrogen-rich organic fertilizer like manure or compost is recommended.
  • Piper Betel care

  • The betel vine is propagated by terminal stem cuttings or setts about 30 - 45 cm long.
  • Setts obtained from the top portions of the vines are easy to root and hence best for planting.
  • It prefers slightly acidic, sandy-loamy and lightly damp soil but not waterlogged.
  • Use the well-drained potting mix to plant it in a way that water will drain out from it quickly.
  • Pick a less windy spot with partial shade for planting.
  • Select a piece of rooted cutting of betel with at least three or four leaves.
  • Remove the lowest leaf and plant the stem with the growing media in a pot.
  • Sunlight It thrives well in a hot and humid environment in partial shade.
    Watering Medium
    Soil It prefers slightly acidic, sandy-loamy and lightly damp soil but not water logged. Use the well drained potting mix to plant it in a way that water will drain out from it quickly.
    Temperature 40 degrees Celsius.
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.
    Harvest Season Within 4 to 6 months after planting, it will be ready for harvest. You can pick up its fresh aromatic leaves for various uses.

    Piper Betel special feature

  • Dried ground pepper is one of the most common spices in European cuisine having been known since antiquity for both its flavor and its use as a medicine.
  • The fruit, known as a peppercorn when dried, is a small drupe, dark red when fully mature, containing a single seed.
  • Piper Betel uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used to decorate the balcony, terrace or any outdoor space

    Medicinal Use:

    • The betel (Piper betel) is the leaf of a vine belonging to the Piperaceae family, which includes pepper and kava
    • It is valued both as a mild stimulant and for its medicinal properties
    • The betel plant is an evergreen perennial, with glossy heart-shaped leaves and white catkin

    Culinary Use:

    • Betel leaves are used as a stimulant, edible purpose, pooja, medicinal, etc

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Piper Betel?

    Piper Betel is commonly known as Naagarvel, Vidyache paan

    How tall do Piper Betel grow?

    On average Piper Betel grows 150 to 180 cm.

    What color are Piper Betel?

    A Piper Betel plant bears flowers of color Dark red

    When Piper Betel blooms?

    With enough light, Piper Betel may produce Dark red flowers in Spring and early summer (anytime in tropics)

    How hard is Piper Betel to grow?

    A Piper Betel is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Piper Betel need?

    A Piper Betel prefers It thrives well in a hot and humid environment in partial shade.

    How much water does a Piper Betel need?

    A Piper Betel prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Piper Betel need?

    A Piper Betel prefers It prefers slightly acidic, sandy-loamy and lightly damp soil but not water logged. Use the well drained potting mix to plant it in a way that water will drain out from it quickly.

    What temperature does a Piper Betel like?

    A Piper Betel prefers 40 degrees Celsius.

    How often should I fertilize my Piper Betel?

    To encourage Piper Betel growth, Apply any organic fertilizer.



    Reviews

    Sunday, 15 March 2020

    Wow nice plants in good condition delivered..?

    Alluri Venkatapati Raju

    Monday, 02 March 2020

    Awesome experience!!! Luved the plant. Looked exactly the same. Thank you NL

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    Monday, 03 February 2020

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