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PlantFiles: 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)

4 members have or want this plant for trade.


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

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Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Grown for foliage

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:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive ladyannne 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.


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

Merced, California
Valley Center, California
Lecanto, Florida
Saint Cloud, Florida
Albany, Georgia

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