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Peperomia obtusifolia

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Peperomia obtusifolia, the baby rubber plant or pepper face, is a species of flowering plant in the family Piperaceae, native to Florida, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit.

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Description

Sizes – 6 inches to 10 inches.

Pot Height: 10 cm.

Care Instructions:

Most Peperomia species can be relatively easily propagated from leaf cuttings. Remove large leaves with their stalks (petioles) and bury in seedling starting soil. The use of a rooting hormone can increase the 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 the sprayer.

Soil: A loose, well-drained, very rich potting mix.

Fertilizer Use Vermicompost or Cocopith with Soil.

FAQ about Peperomia obtusifolia:

 

1. Does Peperomia bloom?

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

2. What soil is Suitable for Peperomia?

You can make a soil mix by using Vermicompost and Cocopith.

3. Can Peperomia grow outside?

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

4. Why is my Peperomia Plant wilting?

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

5. Does Peperomia need sunlight?

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

6. Is Peperomia Air-purifying Plant?

According to NASA research, Peperomia reduces the level of formaldehyde from the air. So this is an Air Purifying Plant.

 

 

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