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Peperomia obtusifolia 'Variegata'

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

One vendor has this plant for sale.

17 members have or want this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Green

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is suitable for growing indoors

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

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Great substance and texture to leaves.


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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