As a vining plant, the gorgeous Piper ornatum features heart shaped leaves with splashes of silvery pink. This uncommon plant is part of the pepper family– and is also referred to as the Celebes pepper or Piper crocatum. A typical slower growing plant, this 6-inch Piper ornatum is well-established, lush, and growing on a coconut fiber pole. Note: this plant produces tiny secretions (not to be confused with pests!)
Botanical Name: Piper ornatum
Common Names: Celebes pepper, Piper crocatum
Care: Medium to bright indirect light (no direct sun). Water once the top 2 inches of soil dry out.
Level of Simplicity: Moderate
Toxicity: Considered slightly toxic upon ingestion (to cats, dogs, humans)
- Ships within 3-5 business days (more details)
- Shipped as shown, in nursery growing container.
- Being that each live plant is completely unique, the plant you receive may vary slightly in size, shape, appearance.
- All shipments come with electronic ‘Care Cards’ with detailed information about your new plant!