|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
Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when topsoil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
|Sunlight||At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plants to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.|
|Watering||Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.
|Soil||The soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plants.
Grow well in the pH range of 6.5 to 7
|Temperature||40 degrees Celsius.|
|Fertilizer||During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with 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
It widely used as an herb plant, ornamental foliage plant, and medicinal plant.
Piper Betel uses
- The plant is used to decorate the balcony, terrace, or any outdoor space
- It is used as a mild stimulant for its medicinal properties
- Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts
- Betel leaves are used for direct consumption
- Note- For more details about repotting and transplanting visit to the below-mentioned link