PEPPER - BLACK
Botanical Name: Piper nigrum
Cultivated for the fruit which is dried and used as a spice and seasoning. The fruits are dark red when fully ripe. Immature fruits can be picked as green pepper, black pepper is the fruit dried with the skin on and white pepper is the dried seed only. Black pepper is the worlds most widely traded spice.
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Climate Subtropical (#ClimateSubtropical), Climate Tropical (#ClimateTropical), Climber (#Climber), Colour Fruit Skin Red (#ColourFruitSkinRed), Grow Part Sun (#GrowPartSun), Leaves Evergreen (#LeavesEvergreen), Pollination Self Fertile (#PollinationSelfFertile), Spices (#Spices), Taste Flesh Spicy (#TasteFleshSpicy), Taste Seeds Hot (#TasteSeedsHot)
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Likes Temps above 5deg
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
February, March, April, May, June
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Customer Comments on Pepper - Black
Pepper - Black
Requires very high humidity and shaded area. Traditionally grown in India in the Western Ghats on Areca nut and other palms to provide shade | Mohan Udiavar - Sydney, NSW 21-Oct-2016
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