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Peperomia argyreia (Watermelon Peperomia)

Peperomia argyreia (Watermelon Peperomia)

Peperomia argyreia (Watermelon Peperomia)

Peperomia argyreia (Watermelon Peperomia)

AED65.00 ex.VAT

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AED65.00 ex.VAT


Size: 25-35cm


 

Description

Peperomia argyreia (Watermelon Peperomia)

Peperomia argyreia or Watermelon Peperomia is an evergreen flowering perennial plant. Native to Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean. For the size of this plant as a whole the leaves are fairly large. These peltate leaves (stem attached centrally) are kind of oval in shape and display an outstanding mixture of green and silver stripes. The leaves have a fleshy feel to them that are attached to thin non-woody red stems. Most of the Peperomias are easy enough to grow indoors in containers. Humidity and light are important. Windowsills and conservatories are ideal places to display this plant. Light is an important while finding a spot indoors to grow a Water melon Peperomia.


Care

  • Peperomia grows best in bright light and even in moderate light.
  • Avoid placing it under direct sunlight as this could damage the foliage.
  • Allow the soil to completely dry out between watering. Water slowly once top layer of soil is dry.
  • Feed the plants during summer or spring for quicker growth. Use a fertilizer for indoor plants.
  • Peperomia loves well-draining soil. Opt for a soil mixture with equal amounts of perlite and peat moss.
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