Vijay pepper is a high yielding variety of black pepper, which is a cross breed of Pepper Panniyur 2 and Pepper Neelamundi. This variety is resistant to Phytophthora Foot root disease. It has a average yield of 6 kg per plant. These plants are said to resistant to heat, ie they don’t need shades, as compared to other black pepper varieties. This black pepper variety can be grown in places with hot temperature too.
Pepper Karimunda is a wild variety that has been cultivated in Kerala from long time. now also it stands different from other varieties with its disease resistant nature. Karimunda plants are mainly grown in pepper farming areas of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu. Karimunda plants have ovate small leaves with even margins, dark green leaves and spikes. The have high spiking intensity. Their yield per wine is said to be 3-5. New spikes will be dark in color.