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Peperomia 'Cupid'

Peperomia 'Cupid'

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Peperomia 'Cupid', scientifically Peperomia scandens variegata, is a charming houseplant admired for its heart-shaped leaves adorned with creamy-white and green variegation. This Peperomia variety trails gracefully, making it perfect for hanging baskets or shelves. 'Cupid' typically forms a compact growth habit and reaches a length of approximately 6-8 inches when fully mature.

    Botanical & Common Names

    Botanical: Peperomia scandens variegata

    Common: Cupid Peperomia, False Philodendron

    Necessary Care Tips

    • Light: Bright Indirect
    • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°F
    • Humidity: Medium
    • Water: When the top 2 inches of soil are dry
    • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
    • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

    Advanced Care Tips

    • Peperomias prefers moderate humidity but is quite tolerant of a range.
    • Peperomias prefer bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.
    • Easily propagated through leaf or stem cuttings.

    Plant Insights

    • Member of the Piperaceae family, commonly known as the Pepper family, is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 3,600 species.
    • Peperomia plants are native to tropical and subtropical regions, including areas in Central and South America, Africa, and Asia.
    • "Peperomia" comes from the Latin word "piper", which means "pepper". This is because some Peperomia species have leaves that smell like pepper
    • Peperomia plants are often called "Radiator Plants" due to their ability to tolerate a wide range of indoor conditions.
    • They are known for their air-purifying qualities and can help remove pollutants from the air.
    • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
    • Low Maintenance

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