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Peperomia 'Ripple'

Peperomia 'Ripple'

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The Peperomia 'Ripple' is an appealing houseplant, appreciated for its textured, corrugated leaves that give it a distinctive appearance. The foliage is usually green, but it may exhibit various shades. Displaying a compact and bushy growth habit, the leaves radiate elegantly from the central stem. At full maturity, the 'Ripple' Peperomia typically reaches a height of approximately 8 to 12 inches.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Peperomia caperata

Common: Emerald Ripple Pepper Plant, Ripple Peperomia Plant, Caperata Ripple Plant, Radiator Plant

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.
  • The Peperomia Ripple is a semi-succulent plant, which means it stores water in its leaves. This makes it a relatively drought-tolerant plant
  • "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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