Peperomia Plant

Peperomia obtusifolia
Baby Rubber Tree Plant

There are over 1000 varieties of peperomia plants and most are native to Central and South America. All peperomia plants, which belong to the Pepper Family, are semi- succulentLearn the definition of a succulent plant and why they are called a "fat plant."s with very similar care requirements. The leaves, thick and plump, rippled, smooth, or shiny, can be various shades of green, red, gray, and cream. The pattern on the leaves may be marbled, striped, or a solid color. Peperomia plant flowers are tiny and inconsequential, growing in clusters on upright conical spikes. When small, peperomia houseplants can be used in dish gardens and terrariums. Indoors, mature peperomia plants never grow taller than 12”-18″ and are ideal for tables. Some varieties make excellent hanging plants. The most popular peperomias used as indoor house plants are the caperata and the obtusifolia varieties.

 

 

Peperomia Plant