Desert Privet, Spoonleaf Peperomia
Peperomia magnoliifolia

Family: Piperaceae
Genus: Peperomia (pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) (Info)
Species: magnoliifolia (mag-noh-lee-eye-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Silver/Gray

Chartreuse/Yellow

Mottled

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Merced, California

Valley Center, California

Lecanto, Florida

Saint Cloud, Florida

Albany, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 3, 2005, ladyannne from Merced, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

A wonderful, low maintenance house plant. As it gets to over a foot high it starts to droop, making it a marvelous edging plant for containers.