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Peperomia 'Metallica'

Peperomia 'Metallica'

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The Peperomia 'Metallica' is a charming houseplant prized for its stunning foliage. Its leaves showcase a captivating blend of deep green hues with metallic-like sheen, resembling polished metal. With its compact growth habit, 'Metallica' Peperomia typically reaches a height of 6-12 inches, making it perfect for tabletops or shelves. 

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Peperomia argyreia

Common: Metallica Peperomia, Metallic Peperomia, Silverleaf Peperomia

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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