Piper sarmentosum (Piper betel leaf – edible)
Belonging to the Piperaceae family the Betel plant is an evergreen perennial producing glossy heart shaped leaves.
Maintenance: Grows best in bright, indirect light in well composted moist soil. Mulch well to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds.
Watering: Water when soil feels dry or plant starts to droop. Keep soil moist but not wet, watering more in summer and less in winter.