Peperomia obtusifolia 'Variegated'
|Peperomia obtusifolia 'Variegated' is a variegated leaf small stature foliage plant. It belongs to group of Succulents, which grows with little water. They are robust, strong, and maintenance-free house plants valued for obtuse leathery leaves.|
Soil: Soil should be well-drained, rich in organic matters, and good water holding capacity.
Water: Peperomia requires very little care, watering on every alternate day keeps plant hydrated. Spraying of water and wipe with a cotton cloth is advised to keep leaves clean and shiny.
Climate: Peperomia can be grown under partial to full shade conditions. It grows well under temperature 28 to 32 degrees.
Peperomia is widely used as a pot plant. It is one of the most admired houseplants around the world. It is a good desk plant.
Care and Maintenace:
Nutrition: Peperomia is poor to the moderate feeder. Add half handful of well-decompsed manure and mix well in topsoil to nourish the plant. Water it thoroughly to alleviate soil temperature after manuring. Bad manure leads to rotting of the stem.
Protection: The un-healthy plants are susceptible to yellowing, rotting, and woolly aphids. Manuring and repotting are advised for lanky, unhealthy, and outgrown plants.
Horticultural Operations: For bushy more branching, pinch the center of the single stems.
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