Piper auritum - Mexican Pepperleaf


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15 seeds per pack. a.k.a. Root Beer Plant. A perennial herb related to the true Black Pepper plant, Mexican Pepperleaf is prized for cooking throughout Mexico and Central America. It is best recognized for its huge leaves which are quite ornamental, heart-shaped, with velvet texture and can grow to 12". A spreading perennial, can grow to 6-8ft. Leaf flavor is complex and has a variety of uses in cooking. Hardy to very mild frosts and can be container grown. Tiny seeds. #1594