Piper Porphyrophyllum Care

Piper Porphyrophyllum is a member of the Piperaceae family originating from tropical and subtropical forests.

  • Characteristics, Shapes & Colors

Piper Porphyrophyllum has a metallic dark green leaf color and slightly rounded shape. in its natural habitat it can reach a height of 5 meters

  • How to care  
  1. Place Piper Porphyrophyllum in a humid place with 60-70% light intensity, with a temperature between 23-26°C.
  2. The suitable growing medium for Piper Porphyrophyllum is a mixture of perlite, peat & fern roots
  3. For the intensity of watering Piper Porphyrophyllum need 2 times a week so that the planting media is not too wet
  4. For Piper Porphyrophyllum 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 Porphyrophyllum can be propagated by cutting.

  1. First choose Piper Porphyrophyllum which already has a long stem and has sufficient roots in each segment
  2. after that cut the stem between the segments, then plant it in a pot that already contains planting media.
  3. Put it in a shady place.
  4. The new shoots will appear after approximately in 3 weeks.

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