This product contains
|1||Piper nigrum, Kali Mirch - Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
About Piper nigrum
Piper nigrum, Kali Mirch is a perennial woody spreading vine. It starts rooting readily where trailing stems touch the ground. The leaves are 5 to 10 cm long and 3 to 6 cm broad. The flowers are small and spherical fruits that ripen red. Indoor houseplants will not usually produce fruit.
The plants may bear fruit from the fourth or fifth year, and then typically for seven years.
|Plant Height||17 inch (43 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Common pepper, Kali mirch, Kali miri|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 4 m|
|Flower Colour ||Yellowish-green|
|Bloom Time ||Seasonal|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careThe vines need to be trained early when they are young so tie or just weave them through trellis sections.It is best to grow under trees as they provide shade and need to plant in free ventilation.
Apply leaf mulch and manure.
It is beneficial if shoots are pruned twice a year. Fertilize the plant in spring just before new growth appears.
Watch for aphids on indoor plants and use soap water spray or Eucalyptus oil, Neem oil, and Citrus oil etc.
Do not over water as plant roots may rot.
Piper nigrum care
It is extensively cultivated there and elsewhere in tropical regions. A plant can be grown in soil that is neither too dry nor susceptible to flooding, moist, well-drained and rich in organic matter. It is best grown in sun-dappled areas or areas with a bright indirect sun.
|Sunlight ||Partial shade|
|Soil ||Rich potting soil with good drainage|
|Temperature ||12 to 32 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Use any organic fertilizer.|
|Harvest Season ||Harvest when the first fruits begin to turn red.|
Piper nigrum special feature
Black pepper is the world's most traded spice.
Piper nigrum uses
- It may be grown in containers as a houseplant with an attached trellis or in a hanging basket
- It is used in folk medicine
- was believed to cure several illnesses, such as constipation, insomnia, oral abscesses, sunburn, and toothaches etc
- Note: Please consult your health expert
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Piper nigrum?
Piper nigrum is commonly known as Common pepper, Kali mirch, Kali miri
How tall do Piper nigrum grow?
On average Piper nigrum grows Up to 4 m
What color are Piper nigrum?
A Piper nigrum plant bears flowers of color Yellowish-green
When Piper nigrum blooms?
With enough light, Piper nigrum may produce Yellowish-green flowers in Seasonal
How hard is Piper nigrum to grow?
A Piper nigrum is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Piper nigrum need?
A Piper nigrum prefers Partial shade
How much water does a Piper nigrum need?
A Piper nigrum prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Piper nigrum need?
A Piper nigrum prefers Rich potting soil with good drainage
What temperature does a Piper nigrum like?
A Piper nigrum prefers 12 to 32 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Piper nigrum?
To encourage Piper nigrum growth, Use any organic fertilizer.
Monday, 10 February 2020
Very nice plant. Beautiful plant. Nurserylive service very good replace policy is very very good.?
Saturday, 16 November 2019
A happy customer ?? But like could the rate be a bit reasonably else all good ... thanks
Thursday, 07 November 2019
Good growth and 90% germination
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