|Common Name||Common pepper, Kali Mirch, Kali miri|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 4 m|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
The 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 overwater 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.
|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
- Famous spice