Piper Black Pink Papua is a member of the Piperaceae family. This plant comes from tropical and subtropical forests in papua and new guinea
Piper Black Papua has shiny black leaves, and the leaf shape of Piper Black Papua is almost round and wavy following the direction of the leaf veins. in its natural habitat it can reach a height of 5 meters
The following are the characteristics of quality piper seeds : Taken from quality breeders and free of disease. piper plant seeds have a relatively fast growth. It has large, nice, and wide leaves. Has many root shoots. Has a nice stem. Free from wounds, pests and diseases, abnormalities or defects.
How to care Piper Black Papua
- Place Piper Black Papua in a humid place with 60-70% light intensity, with a temperature between 23-26°C.
- The suitable growing medium for Piper Black Papua is a mixture of perlite, peat & fern roots
- For the intensity of watering Piper Black Papua need 2 times a week so that the planting media is not too wet
- For Piper Black Papua fertilization can be done once a week with liquid organic fertilizer dissolved in water then watered at the base of the plant How to propagate Piper Black Papua
- Piper Black Papua can be propagated by cutting. First choose Piper Black Papua which already has a long stem and has sufficient roots in each segment
after that cut the stem between the segments, then plant it in a pot that already contains planting media.
Put it in a shady place.
The new shoots will appear after approximately in 3 weeks.
- How to Plant Piper Black Papua Through the Ducking Technique. You can also plant Piper Black Papua using the crouching technique. You can do this technique to cultivate red piper or black piper.
Here’s how to plant Piper Black Papua through the ducking technique:
Prepare the planting media needed, namely soil, compost, and sand with a 3:3:1 composition. Choose long piper vines. Arrange the stem so that it bends down to stick to the planting medium. Do watering regularly. Cut the vines when the plant has started to take root in the planting medium. Move the plant to another area.
- How to Plant Piper Black Papua Through the Water Cutting Technique
Here’s how to plant piper through the water cutting technique:
Prepare a container of clean water.
Cut the old vines.
Keep the vines submerged in water, making sure the leaves are not submerged in water.
Wait until the stems give off fibrous roots.
Transfer the stems that have rooted to the planting medium.