Friday, September 9, 2011

Black Pepper Plantation (Kuru Mulaku)

Black Pepper (Piper Nigrum Linn) being prominent in northern Malabar stretch, a region in the western coast of South India. Plant can be grown in all types of soil, preferably suitable in geographical area where rainfall of  100 to 250 cm and also located above sea level.
One plant is grown on backyard of my house and also planted around 30 plants in my farm with 1000 sq.meter. In the same piece of land other planted with coconut tree, banana and others.

Image of the seelings.

This image shows the black pepper in its ripe form. Image was taken after six month of plantation.

It takes almost 6 months to produce fruit. fruit initially appears green in color. 

The final product - Black Pepper.

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