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BLACK PEPPER - PIPER NIGRUM

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Price: $12.00
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Prod. Code: PN100

 

BLACK PEPPER - PIPER NIGRUM

 

 

GROW YOUR OWN PEPPER -

PEPPER IS THE MOST IMPORTANT OF ALL SPICES IN TERMS OF USAGE AND VALUE.

IT IS A FLOWERING, SMALL GROWING, PERENNIAL  VINE THAT IS CULTIVATED FOR ITS FRUIT KNOWN AS PEPPERCORN, WHICH IS DRIED AND USED AS SEASONING AND SPICE.

IT IS A TROPICAL, SELF POLLINATING  EVERGREEN VINE, THAT PRODUCES CHAINS OF SMALL ROUND FRUIT.EVEN MODEST SIZE PLANTS CAN YIELD HUNDREDS OF PEPPERCORNS.- WILL FLOWER AND FRUIT YEAR AROUND.GREEN AND RED( RIPENING FRUIT) PEPPERCORNS CAN BE  FOUND AT THE SAME TIME ON THE PLANT- CAN BE PICKED  AT ANY ANY STAGE OF RIPENING ( RED OR GREEN)

BEST IN SEMI SHADE,BRIGHT SHADE OR FILTERED SUN

IF YOU LIVE IN A COLDER CLIMATE - YOU CAN EASILY GROW IT INDOORS.

SUPER EASY TO GROW

BLACK SPOTS APPEAR ON THE BACK OF  LEAVES ON MATURE PLANTS. THOSE ARE CRYSTALLINE BALLS THAT TURN BLACK AND ARE TOTALLY NORMAL ( OFTEN MISTAKEN FOR INSECTS) & DO NOT HARM THE PLANT.

COLD HARDINESS: ZONE 10- ROOT HARDY TO ZONE 8B

CURRENTLY GROWING IN 4" POT

SHIPPED WITHOUT POT

LAST PICTURE IS OF AVERAGE SIZE PLANT FOR SALE