Growing Guide: Black Pepper

Plant Type:
Perennial Fruiting Vine

Harvest Season:
Red berries ripen 9 months after flowering

Mature Size:
Can grow to about 13 ft. long

Soil & Moisture:
Well-draining, rich in organic matter with consistent watering.

Light Requirements:
Part Shade


Growth Rate:
Slow, Medium

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection.; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Medium Pot Size: Grown from micropropagation, capable of harvest within 2-3 years
Large Pot Size: Capable of harvest within 1-3 years