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Peperomia obtusifolia

Belonging to the Peperomia genus, Peperomia has a botanical name of Peperomia obtusifolia.

Small bushy houseplant for bright indirect light locations.1

Peperomia grows as an evergreen and is a flowering houseplant. Being an evergreen plant, it will keep its leaves throughout the year. Normally grows with a phorb habit.

Venezuela is believed to be where Peperomia originates from.

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How to grow Peperomia

  • Dappled Sun

    OR +
  • Partial Sun

  • Low

Avoid afternoon sun.1 Let dry thoroughly before watering.1 Likes high humidity, especially in summer.1 Tolerates low light.2

Growing Peperomia from seed

Transplanting Peperomia

Companion plants for Peperomia

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Peperomia so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Peperomia

These plants will not grow well with Peperomia so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Peperomia problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Peperomia plants:

Other names for Peperomia

Baby rubberplant, pepper face,

Peperomia obtusifolia (L.) A. Dietr.

Peperomia care instructions

How long does Peperomia take to grow?

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