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Peperomia rubella, Red Shimmering – Plant

Product contains

Sr No. Product Name
1 Peperomia Rubella – Plant
2 Terracotta Pot

325.00 500.00

Estimated delivery date 2022/10/01
1,015.00 for 3 item(s)

About Peperomia rubella

The Peperomia rubella is an attractive addition to a desk, a table or as a member of your house plant collection. Peperomia care is not difficult and have a compact form that lets them occupy a small space wherever you choose to place them.

This plant is small, throwing out runners with green leaves from the base of the stem, falling over like a vine. Peperomia rubella, Red Shimmering Plant is a unique and small succulent-like houseplant from Jamaica. Often compared to hoyas, Peperomia Plants have fleshy leaves and minimal care requirements.

This evergreen, sometimes succulent houseplants may be either rosette-forming and erect with trailing stems. It is upright and branching, becoming untidy with age, light to dark green leaves, red below and creating a copper tint to the foliage. Though peperomia produce greenish- white and panicle-like flower spikes.

 

Plant specification

Common Name Peperomia, Baby rubber plant, Pepper Face
Maximum Reachable Height 10 inches
Flower Colour Greenish white
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Peperomia rubella Planting And Care

Sunlight

  • It grows well in bright indirect sunlight.

Soil

  • Soil should be well drain and porus.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (January-March) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Don’ts

  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • keep away from the AC Vents.
  • Do not apply water on plant leaves.

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location.

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect light.
  • Do not repot immediately after receiving it.

Special feature of Peperomia rubella

  • Beautiful foliage with decorative and scarlet red leaf undersides.

Ornamental uses of Peperomia rubella

  • The Peperomia is an attractive pot plant for a desk, a table or as a member houseplant collection.

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Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

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