Plant Care Piper Crocatum

Piper Crocatum

Also known as

Red Betel, Red Betel, Celebes Pepper, Ornate Pepper Vine, Red Beetle and Piper Ornatum

Taxonomy

Piper crocatum
Piper
Piperaceae
Piperales

How to care for Piper Crocatum

Water

How often to water your Piper Crocatum

Water needs for Piper Crocatum
0.5 cups
every 9

Piper Crocatum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Piper Crocatum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Red Betel in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Piper Crocatum: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Piper Crocatum may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Piper Crocatum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Piper Crocatum: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Piper Crocatum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Piper Crocatum

Piper Crocatum

Piper Crocatum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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