Piper nigrum

[BLACK PEPPER]

 $14.85 

Category: Potted Plants
Longevity: TP
Lighting Conditions: PS-FS
Average Height: to 15 feet
Uses: A C M

Found in pepper mills and shakers throughout the world. Important in the development of civilization(due to the search for new routes to the sources of this spice, among others), pepper was once worth its weight in gold. It still accounts for nearly one quarter of the worlds spice trade. Source of piperine and piperdine which are used in perfumes, flavorings, liniments and pesticides. The oil is antiseptic and antibacterial. A vine of easy culture in hot, damp locales. Also the source of White peppercorns.

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 14 February, 2008.
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