Emerald Ripple Peperomia

MYBAG-PECA-1


Type: Plants

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Peperomia Caperata 'Schumi Red'

Family

Piperaceae

Origin

Brazil

Description

Peperomia Caperata is a small houseplant with very dark green leaves, lovely red to purple stems and interesting rat tail shaped flowers. this compact plant has short stems covered by heart-shaped, deeply ridged leaves. It’s a species much appreciated by terrarium keepers but it can actually also easily be grown in most homes, which makes it a great choice for anyone looking for a compact houseplant that’s not too demanding.

Its preference for higher humidity levels and tendency to stay relatively compact make this plant a great choice for terrariums.

Environment

Keep in indirect sunlight. Any window besides South facing ones should work well. Emerald Ripple is known to grow very well under artificial lighting, which means it’s a great option for darker rooms.

It needs plenty of air around the roots, hence a relatively loose soil with good drainage would be ideal.

Landscape Uses

Hanging basket, Kitchens, Bathrooms , Greenhouse & Terrarium

Note

One unique aspect of Peperomia is that all that their foliage purifies the air, according to NASA research.


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