Piper sylvaticum or Chavica sylvatica
Piper sylvaticum or Chavica sylvatica
Piper sylvaticum or Chavica sylvatica

Piper sylvaticum or Chavica sylvatica

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Piper sylvaticum is a wonderful looking vining plant from the Himalayas, They are extremely hard to find but we have secured a small group of plants that have exquisite foliage and growth to rival any plant. Piper sylvaticum grows wild in the subtropical rainforests of sub-Himalayan semi-evergreen forest in the Manas National Park of northwestern Assam, where the plant is happy beneath the forest canopy. 

Coveted for its foliage and variegation it will grow happily in shade or indirect sun and will cope with some neglect. If you crave the jungle look, or simply want stunning foliage in your home this is a superb choice of plant.

In Tibet, the mashed leaves are used as an anti-inflammatory by the Monpa people. 

Happy Houseplants is the place to buy houseplants - whether it’s large indoor plants (UK), mini houseplants or succulents for sale.  We have the plants and the knowledge and we really enjoy sharing our passion for houseplants with you, our customers.

As a special touch, if you’re buying a plant as a houseplant gift, we’ll add in a free, handwritten card - just leave your message at checkout and we’ll do the rest!

Piper sylvaticum care level
This plant is easy to care for, suitable for beginners.

Where should I put this plant?
This wonderful houseplant loves high or direct light - lots of light is needed.

How much should I water it?
As usual with tropical plants, water only when the top couple of inches of the soil is dry, don’t let it sit in water.

Should I feed Piper sylvaticum?
You can feed once a month during spring and summer - we do vegan, organic plant food!

Is it suitable if I have pets?
No, unfortunately, it can be toxic to pets.

What size is it?
W12cm x H15cm 

For some great advice on general houseplant care, why not have a look at the video we’ve made for you? Click Here

Our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot

We post all our small plants under 1.2 metres across the UK, including Northern Ireland using Royal Mail and Parcel Force. 

We hand deliver our large plants in this area using our own vans and specialist plant team. 

Delivery times are currently 7-10 working days, but is usually much quicker

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