Peperomia Argyreia 'Watermelon' 12cm

Peperomia Argyreia 'Watermelon' 12cm

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Potsize (diameter): 12 cm, Approx Height: 20 cm.

Supplied in a plastic pot. Photographed in 14 x 15cm St Tropez Gold Pot.

Also fits our Alicante Plant Pot 15 x 14cm.

Please be aware that Peperomia are delicate plants that are prone to losing leaves during transit, but don't worry you can propagate these leaves to make more plants! The 'Watermelon' are especially delicate and often develop bruising on the underside of their leaves.

You can easily see how this plant earned its nickname, with glossy green striped leaves resembling watermelons hanging from bright red stalks. This guy is very easy to propagate from leaf cuttings, so you can grow lots of baby watermelons to share with your friends!

One of our pet friendly options for those of you with furry friends who like to nibble on your plants!

Light: A medium level filtered light will be best however they are tolerant of lower light levels. 

Water: These plants like to dry out almost completely before watering as they store water in their waxy leaves. 

Food: During the growing season feed only once or twice with a half strength fertiliser. 

Humidity: Will tolerate a normal home humidity level however will appreciate a slightly raised humidity. Use the pebble tray method or mist semi-regularly.

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