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Heart-shaped green and pink leaves with climbing/trailing vines. Purple undersides.


Botanical Name: Piper crocatum

Common Name: Celebes pepper

Family: Piperaceae

Native To: Peru


*Please note that this plant develops cystoliths, outgrowths of the epidermal cell wall and contain deposits of calcium carbonate. Visbible as dots that can appear white or clear and later black. These do not harm the plant in any way and are no cause for alarm. You will generally see these on the undersides of the leaves.


*This plant is not considered toxic, however, it is best to keep all plants away from small children and pets.


  • Loves bright indirect light. Keep out of harsh direct sun as leaves will burn. If light levels are too low, growth may be slow.

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