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Peperomia obtusifolia - Plant

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Many of Peperomia plants are perennial epiphytes growing on rotten logs and they have thick stems and fleshy leaves, some with leaf windows.

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1Peperomia obtusifolia - Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner
34.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (White)
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About Peperomia obtusifolia

The palmate pattern of leaf veins is marked out in some species as furrows in the leaves or as colored lines. Most Peperomias have tiny flowers which are packed into a characteristic greenish or brown conical spike (spadix) like an inverted catkin.

As a houseplant, it typically grows on thick erect stems. Flowers are interesting but not particularly showy.

Plant Specifications

Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Peperomia, Baby rubber plant, Pepper Face
Maximum Reachable Height 12 inches
Flower Colour Greenish-white
Bloom Time Spring and Autumn
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • If your peperomia plants are wilting, in spite of regular watering, the plant is likely not getting enough oxygen to the roots.
  • Avoid direct afternoon sun.
  • Set the plant in a humidified room or on wet pebbles.
  • Keep the peperomia leaves dry and provide good air circulation to prevent diseases.

    Peperomia obtusifolia care

    Most Peperomia species can be relatively easily propagated from leaf cuttings, similar to the way African violets are propagated. Remove large leaves with their stalks (petioles) and bury in seedling starting soil. Use of a rooting hormone can increase odds of success. Place the cutting in a warm, bright place until new growth emerges.

    Sunlight Peperomia do well in light to moderate light, such as found in a northern or east-facing window. They can be easily grown under fluorescent lights.
    Watering Keep the soil moist during the growing season and provide relatively high humidity through spraying or by setting the pot in a gravel tray.
    Soil A loose, well-drained, very rich potting mix.
    Temperature Average. Peperomia do well in the relatively cool environment of most homes (although they dislike the dry). 65 degrees F to 75 degrees F.
    Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer.

    Peperomia obtusifolia special feature

    Foliage

    Peperomia obtusifolia uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The Peperomia houseplant is an attractive addition to a desk, a table or as a member of your houseplant collection
    • Peperomia care is not difficult and Peperomia plants have a compact form that lets them occupy a small space wherever you choose to place them

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Peperomia an indoor plant?

    Yes, Peperomia is indoor plant.

    Does Peperomia clean the air?

    According to NASA research, Peperomia reduces the level of formaldehyde from the air.

    Why is my Peperomia dropping leaves?

    Peperomia dropping leaves may be due to Insufficient light, less or overwatering and cold temperature.

    Does Peperomia bloom?

    Peperomias are grown for their ornamental foliage but they blooms with very tiny flowers.

    Peperomia how to care?

    Consider the following point to care Peperomia Sunlight: Direct bright light(morning1-3 hrs) or indirect bright light. Water: Water it when the upper layer of the soil(3-4 inches) feels dry to touch and avoid overwatering. Overwatering can kill your succulent, so make sure you let the soil dry between waterings. Try to water it early in the morning around 8-10 am. Succulents don’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Your container should have a drainage hole to allow excess water to escape. Repoting : Transplant your plant when overgrows in the current pot or not growing well. fertilizers: Peperomia does not need much fertilizer, but you can give them light feedings during the spring and summer growing season. Be careful not to overfertilize—this can cause your succulent to grow too quickly and become weak.

    Does Peperomia root in water?

    Yes, Peperomia stem cuttings forms roots in water.

    Why are my Peperomia leaves curling?

    Calcium deficiency is a known cause of curling leaves in Peperomia plants. This can be caused by over-watering in an acidic growth medium such as peat.

    What soil for Peperomia?

    You can make soil mix by using perlite, sand along with the soil

    Why is my Peperomia turning yellow?

    The main reasons leave turning yellow are as follows 1.Due to overwatering or less watering to plant. 2.plant does not get proper sunlight. 3.Lack of Nutrient. 4.Disease infestation.

    Does Peperomia need sunlight?

    Peperomia need indirect bright sunlight(morning 1-3 hrs) or it will also grow in indirect bright light

    When to water Peperomia obtusifolia?

    Water it when the upper layer of the soil(3-4 inches) feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant.

    Can Peperomia grow in low light?

    No, Peperomia requires indirect bright light.

    Why do Peperomia leaves turn brown?

    The main reason Peperomia leaves turn brown may be due to insect or pest infection. also, due to overwatering or less watering to plant, if the plant does not get proper sunlight, Lack of Nutrient.

    Why are Peperomia called radiator plants?

    They are called radiator plants due to their easy care. They like warmth, but do not need high humidity.

    When to fertilize Peperomia?

    Fertilize Peperomia during the spring(February-March) and summer(April-June).

    Can you propagate Peperomia in water?

    Yes, you can propagate Peperomia in the water.

    Can Peperomia grow outside?

    Yes, Peperomia Can grow outside, where Direct bright light(morning1-3 hrs) or indirect bright light is available.

    What is Peperomia plant?

    The peperomia is a beautiful succulent houseplant. Peperomia belongs to the Piperaceae family. Mainly it grown for its ornamental foliage.

    How to water Peperomia?

    The peperomia does best when it is watered at the base. The plants soil should be dry before you water the plant again.

    Can you grow Peperomia in water?

    Yes, you can propagate Peperomia in the water.

    Why is my Peperomia losing leaves?

    It is maybe due to Insufficient light, less or overwatering, cold temperature, and disease infestation.

    Is Peperomia a succulent?

    Yes, Peperomia is a succulent plant.

    Can you propagate Peperomia?

    Yes, we can propagate Peperomia through cuttings.

    Why is my Peperomia dying?

    It is maybe due to Insufficient light, less or overwatering and cold temperature. So make sure your plant is getting enough amount of bright indirect sunlight, water it when the upper layer of the soil(3-4 inch) feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape. Protect your plant from a cold climate by keeping it in a mildly warm and dry location. Feed it with any organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer once a month.

    Is Peperomia obtusifolia a succulent?

    Yes, Peperomia obtusifolia is a succulent plant.

    Do Peperomia like humidity?

    Yes, Peperomia like humidity.

    Why is my Peperomia wilting?

    The first is over-watering and the second is under-watering.

    Do Peperomia like to be root bound?

    Yes, Peperomia loves to sit root-bound.

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