How to grow Piper retrofractum

Piper retrofractum grow and care – vine of the genus Piper also known as Balinese long pepper, Piper retrofractum perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental fragrant plant, grow in tropic climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 13+.

Leaves edible the shape is oval in dark green with darker veins

Flower color white with big stem with green stamen that looks like linear ice pop.

Piper retrofractum fruits

Fruit color red when it’s fully ripen

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How to grow Piper retrofractum growing and care:

Moist, humidity, acid soil, trellising

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Ants, aphids

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Design for easy harvest

Size of the plant?
2-10 m, 6-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
All year

General information about the flower
White flower with big stem with green stamen that looks like linear ice pop

Pollination is done by:
Self-pollinated, wind pollination

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
All year

Fruits pests or diseases:
Ants, aphids

What can be done with big quantities of Piper retrofractum fruits?

Work requirements on the fruit:
Pick it before it’s fully ripen and to dry it

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-4 years

Ripening of fruit
Better to pick it before it’s ready

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
Young and tender leaves not in the fruit area

Information about leaves:
Dark green leaves in oval shape

Uses of Piper retrofractum leaves:

Scientific name: Piper retrofractum

How to grow Piper retrofractum

Piper retrofractum


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
  • Edible leaves
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Herbs
  • Spices
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental fruit
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Vine
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Fragrance
  • Hedging plants
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13

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