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Peperomia 'Rosso'

Peperomia 'Rosso'

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The Peperomia 'Rosso' is an attractive and distinctive houseplant, known for its dark green, glossy leaves with deep red undersides. This plant exhibits an upright and compact growth habit, making it well-suited for smaller spaces. The leaves are arranged in a manner that showcases their vibrant contrast. At full maturity, the 'Rosso' Peperomia typically attains a height of approximately 8 to 12 inches.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Peperomia caperata

Common: Peperomia Rosso Plant, Eden Rosso Plant, Emerald 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 Rosso 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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