Agriculture:Pepper

Grafted pepper plants are available in our own pepper nursery also the normal varieties like Karimunda. Kottanadan too.Also we are providing a wonderful platform for our visitors to do research in our pepper plantations. Black pepper cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. When dried, the fruit is known as a peppercorn.Organic Peppercorn is also available in our farm.

Indigenous to Kerala, pepper, rightly called the King of Spices, is one of the oldest and best-known spices in the world. Kerala has always reigned supreme in the production and export of this most exotic and sought-after spice Pepper.In India over 75 varieties or cultivars of pepper are grown. Karimunda is the most popular among them. Other important varieties are Kottanadan, Narayakodi, Aimpiriyan, Neelamundi, Kuthiravally, Balancotta, and Kalluvally .

Cultivation: The plant requires a long rainy season, high temperatures, and partial shade for the best growth. Propagation is usually by stem cuttings. The cuttings are set out near a tree or a pole that will serve as a support. The berries are picked when they begin to turn red.