Botanical Name: Peperomia

Phonetic: Pep-per-OH-mee-uh

Common Name(s): Peperomia

Family: Piperaceae
Origin: Mexico to northern South America and West Indies
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, elliptic
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Thick, glossy green, variegated
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Seasonal bloomer
Flower Color(s): Greenish-white

Exposure: Bright indirect light, part shade
USDA: 10-12
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 0.50-1.00 Feet
Spread: 0.50-1.00 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, mealybugs, spider mites, white fly, leaf spot, rot
Soil: Peaty potting mix

Features: bushy, upright, waxy leaves
Uses: Low-mainteneance houseplant for bright indirect locations

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