Baby Rubber Plant, Blunt-leaved Peperomia, Marble Peperomia, Pepper Face
Peperomia obtusifolia 'Variegata'

Family: Piperaceae
Genus: Peperomia (pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) (Info)
Species: obtusifolia (ob-too-sih-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegata

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Green

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Variegated

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From leaf cuttings

From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Mesa, Arizona

San Diego, California

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Lake Worth, Florida

Longwood, Florida

Nokomis, Florida

North Fort Myers, Florida

Oldsmar, Florida

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Sarasota, Florida

Franklinton, Louisiana

Woodstown, New Jersey

Cherryville, North Carolina

Lafayette, Tennessee

Victoria, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Feb 18, 2008, MarciaS from Greenacres, WA wrote:

Hello I was given one today and I am looking for information on its care.

Positive

On Aug 6, 2002, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Great substance and texture to leaves.