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Peperomia 'Parallel'

Peperomia 'Parallel'

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The Peperomia 'Parallel' is a distinctive and appealing houseplant, celebrated for its lush, dark green leaves that are striated with lighter green veins, creating a pattern of parallel lines. The leaves are elongated and sit atop slender, upright stems, giving the plant an airy appearance. The 'Parallel' Peperomia showcases a compact and upright growth habit, making it a versatile option for various indoor settings. When given optimal care, the plant attains a height of approximately 8-12 inches.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Peperomia puteolata

Common: Peperomia Parallel Plant, Parallel Plant, Peperomia Stilt, Radiator Plant

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°F
  • Humidity: Medium
  • Water: When the top inch of soil is 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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