A display of mottled, irregular variegation makes this Semi-succulent the centre of attention amongst its brothers and sisters. Shades of sage and emeralds blend with Golden yellows, splashing across its thick, waxy leaves which circulate on upright rigid stems dappled in pink flecks.
This Compact, bushy plant stores water in its foliage and is tolerant of shaded locations, making it ideal for the office and other homes away from home.
Light: Peperomia obtusifolia are fine in moderate light conditions and will tolerate shade. Avoid direct sunlight. They do really well under fluorescent lights, making them ideal for the office or basement flat.
Water: Water when the soil has almost dried out, Radiator Plants don’t like to be over-watered. Use soft water if possible and water from below. Water is stored in the leaves making these plants drought resistant.
Temperature: Average to warm temperatures from 18-24°C but can cope with as low as 10°C at a push. Avoid draughts.
Humidity: Peperomia enjoy raised humidity levels but most of the time they do just fine in normal household conditions.
Feed: Apply a half-strength balanced fertiliser once or twice during the growing season. View Plant Nutrition
Height and Growth Rate: Ultimate height 20-30cm and slow growing.
Origin: Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean.
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