• Piper crocatum
  • Piper crocatum
  • Piper crocatum

Piper crocatum

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Plant species: Piper crocatum

Plant genus: Piper

Plant family: Piperaceae

Plant origin: Ecuador, Peru.

Soil drainage: medium retention, we recommend a substrate mix composed of organic substrate, perlite, vermiculite, sphagnum moss.

Attention: It is recommended that the substrate be kept consistently moist but not excessively wet, to prevent root necrosis.

Soil pH: acidic

Fertilizers: Piper generally do not require constant fertilization, considering the substrate contains organic matter. It is necessary for the fertilizer to be diluted to avoid root burn.

Air humidity: For proper plant development, a high level of air humidity is necessary, ranging between 70% and 90%.

Green Mirrors recommends attaching the plant to a support for better attachment and growth.

Temperature: 18-27 degrees Celsius

Light: indirect bright light

Plant height with pot included: 10 cm

Piper crocatum is an extremely beautiful and ornamental species of Piper, perfect for terrariums. It grows as a vine that develops metallic green leaves with pink veins and is a very rare and sought-after plant among collectors. 

Good luck with caring for it! And don't forget to give us updates about your plant, using the hashtag #greenmirrors and tagging @green.mirrors in your Instagram posts! We promise to share them in stories

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