Paan / Betel Pepper, plant

$24.20$36.30 incl. GST

Usually Available: October to June
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Piper betle
Pot Sizes: 50mm tube, 100mm pot


Paan plant, Piper betle, is sometimes known as Betel Pepper and Mustard. Leaves of Betel Pepper plant are used to wrap Betel Nuts (the seeds of the Betel Palm, Areca catechu), together with powdered lime to make betel quid. This is a ceremonial ceremonial usage and also in some circumstances as a food. Paan plant is a native of India and prefers well composted, moist, well drained soils in a protected, sunny position. Drought and frost tender.  A tropical evergreen perennial vine, climbing to a length of 3m.

PLEASE NOTE; Do not confuse this plant with Betel Leaf