Peperomia Caperata “Lilian” (Emerald Ripple Plant)
- Plant Care
Peperomia caperata is a small houseplant with very dark green leaves, lovely red to purple stems and interesting rat tail shaped flowers.This is a species much appreciated by terrarium keepers but it can actually also easily be grown in most homes, which makes it a great choice for anyone looking for a compact houseplant that’s not too demanding.
As with all houseplants, looking at the way Peperomia caperata naturally grows gives us some basic care indications. This plant is naturally found in tropical rainforests in Brazil. In the home, this means it doesn’t appreciate low temperatures and will do well with relatively high humidity. Peperomia caperata is also not used to receiving direct sunlight.
It does require plenty of indirect light. Peperomia caperata is known to grow very well under artificial lighting, which means it’s a great option for darker rooms.Succulents prefer to be left to dry for a bit before watering and the same can be done with Peperomia caperata, although you shouldn’t let the soil dry out completely.Because Peperomia caperata needs plenty of air around the roots, a relatively loose soil is a good idea.15 - 35°CDuring the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
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