Piper nigrum

Pepper - Piper nigrum

Common Name: Pepper
Genus: Piper
Species: nigrum

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

Height: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Spread: 0.90 m (90 cm)

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich moisture retentive soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness:tender

    This indoor variety for the UK is a tropical plant and would be suited in a warm conservatory or sunny windowsill. Use the peppercorns fresh to make a green sauce or or dry them until they shrivel into black peppercorns for grinding.

  • Growing Instructions:
    Sow indoors - all year round