Black Pepper / Kurumulagu (Paniyoor, Bush) Spice Plant

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Propagation Method Cutting
Maturity Duration 1.5 years
Blooming Season All season
Plant Age 3 Months
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Pepper – The Black Gold

Pepper (Kurumulagu) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, known as a peppercorn, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. When fresh and fully mature, the fruit is about 5 mm in diameter, dark red, and contains a single seed, like all drupes.

HEALTH BENIFITS OF PEPPER

  • High in antioxidants. Free radicals are unstable molecules that can damage your cells.
  • Has anti-inflammatory properties.
  • May benefit your brain.
  • May improve blood sugar control.
  • May lower cholesterol levels.
  • May have cancer-fighting properties.
  • A versatile spice.

PLANTING GUIDE

Plant them 18 to 24 inches apart in a sunny, well-drained spot. Pepper plants need at least 6-8 hours of sunlight per day. Mix compost or other organic matter into the soil when planting. Water immediately after planting, then regularly throughout the season.

HOW TO CARE PEPPER PLANT

Stake or cage pepper plants to avoid breakage of stem in wind or in any other circumstances. Water the plant well and keep the soil moist for better growth.

Proper fertilization must be provided and the plant must be in the sun.

Constant checking for pests and companion plants must be done, and proper action must be taken

FERTILIZATION

  • Apply about 30 percent of the nitrogen as part of the pre-planting broadcast.
  • Two weeks after planting, add 45 percent of the nitrogen.
  • Save the last 25 percent for the final weeks as the pepper harvest is wrapping up.

HARVESTING PEPPERCORNS

A pepper plant takes four years to mature, but can be harvested for seven years afterward. You can tell that peppercorns are ready for harvest when one or two clusters of fruit on a low-hanging stem begin to turn red. Once harvested, they are dried by either the sun or a machine.

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Frequently Asked Questions
I received a damaged product/plant

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Plant dullness or leaf drop due to transit

Occasionally, plants may experience a temporary dullness or leaf drop during transportation due to factors such as insufficient sunlight and water.

Kindly follow our plant care instructions and closely monitor its condition for the next 15-20 days. This period will allow the plant to rejuvenate and regain its strength, returning to a healthy state.

Right time to re-plant after delivery

Immediate repotting or re-planting of delivered plants can induce stress on them.

We recommend maintaining the plants in the original bag upon receipt and consistently watering them for the initial two weeks. Additionally, place the plants in an area with 50% sunlight during this period. After the plants have acclimated to your climate and achieved stability, you may proceed to repot them into larger containers or directly into the field.

Why Cash on Delivery not available?

We regret to inform you that we do not support cash on delivery for plant orders. This decision is based on the fact that in the event of order rejection, it takes a minimum of 15 days for the plants to return to the nursery. This delay poses a risk of permanent damage or loss to the plants.

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Dispatch in 3 Days

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Our delivery service ensures that your chosen plants arrive fresh and ready to thrive in your home.

Safe & Secure Packing

We take utmost care in ensuring that each plant is expertly nestled in eco-friendly packaging.

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