Piper sp. 4"
Piper, commonly called "Pepper Vine", is a genus of shrubs, herbs and vines that have a huge collection of species as part of the family.
- Light - variable depending on species - generally part sun
- Soil - variable depending on species
- Watering - variable depending on species.
Species will vary. If you do have a preference we ask that you come visit us at the store to hand select the one of your liking. When placing the order online we will select one for you and can not guarantee an exact variety.
Images are used for general reference only. The size and shape of each plant will vary. As will bloom state.
Piper, commonly called "Pepper Vine,” is a genus of shrubs, herbs, and vines that has a huge collection of species as part of the family.
Light: Variable depending on species; generally part sun
Water: Variable depending on species
Environment: Mostly found in tropical forests but some varieties can be found in higher elevations
Toxicity: Not available
Habit / Size: Variable depending on species
- A close relative of Piper is the genus Peperomia being from the same family of Piperaceae
- Piper is derived from the Sanskrit term pippali meaning “long pepper”
- Not all Piper plants in the genus produce peppercorns; piper nigrum is the member that produces black peppercorns
- Piper crocatum is a colorful climbing vine species that requires slight dry to the touch in regards to watering and bright filtered ambient light in the middle of the day with a pinch of direct sunlight at low intensity times
*When planting in a pot without a drainage hole, help avoid over watering by estimating 25% of the container’s overall volume, with appropriate drainage materials incorporated when planting.Printable Care Sheet
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- We will normally get your package out within 3 business days.
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