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Peperomia obtusifolia 'Variegata'

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

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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:
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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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
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.

Regional...

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

Mesa, Arizona
San Diego, California
Fruitville, Florida
Lake Worth, Florida
Longwood, Florida
Nokomis, Florida
Oldsmar, Florida
St Petersburg, Florida
Suncoast Estates, Florida
Tamarac, Florida
Franklinton, Louisiana
Woodstown, New Jersey
Cherryville, North Carolina
Lafayette, Tennessee
Victoria, Texas



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