How to grow Peperomia caperata

Peperomia caperata growing subshrub succulent of the genus Peperomia also known as Emerald ripple peperomia, Peperomia caperata perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 12+.

Leaves color green, red, purple, pink can be variegate with white or yellow, can be with prominent vein in elliptic to heart shape.

Peperomia caperata flower

Flower color white the shape like ice-pop sometimes looks like boot.

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Requirements for Peperomia caperata growing and care:

Well-drained soil, more than 16c

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Yes for getting the same cultivar

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
10-25 cm, 4-10 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
White flower in shape like ice-pop

Scientific name:

Peperomia caperata

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