Peperomia (Caperata)

Peperomia (Caperata)

$8.00 inc. GST

POT MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 8cm(Ø) x 7cm(H)

Pot color and size may vary and change subject to availability

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A member of the Piperaceae family, the Peperomia Caperata (Radiator Plant) compact plant has short stems covered by heart-shaped, deeply ridged leaves. The leaves are green, sometimes with a blush of red, and dark green veins.

  • Low to bright light.
  • Protect this plant from direct sunlight.
  • Light from an east- or north-facing window works best.
  • It thrives under indoor grow lights, making it a good choice for an office plant.
  • Keep soil barely moist.
  • Allow the top inch of soil to dry between waterings.
  • Water less in winter, allowing the top half of the soil to dry out before watering again.
  • Light peat moss potting mix that contains perlite or sand to help drainage.
  • Peperomia likes some air around its roots.
  • This plant will easily get stem and/or root rot if the potting medium is kept wet.
  • Feed monthly spring through fall with a liquid or water-soluble fertilizer, diluted by half.

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