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Peperomia | Rubella

Peperomia | Rubella

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Peperomia Rubella is a rare vining plant native to Jamaica. Because of its tiny leaves and small size, this plant is also referred to as Itsy Bitsy Peperomia. This plant has decorative, scarlet red leaf undersides and stems.


Botanical name: Peperomia rubella

Common name: Peperomia rubella, Itsy Bitsy Peperomia

Kingdom: Plantae

Family: Piperaceae

Genus: Peperomia

Origin: Amazon South America


Light: Moderate to bright indirect light

Water: Allow soil to dry about 1/2-3/4 of the way dry then give them a thorough water. It's important not to water these plants too much or underwater them. Over-watering can cause rot signs of this will be mushy plant stem and leave with dark brown colourings. Under-watering will make them wilt signs of this is thin leaves, mixed with too little water and too much light you will get light brown scarring/ sun burn as well.

Fertilizer: With active growth (even in winter) we recommend using a fertilizer based for foliage plants like Dynagro foliage pro, Gaia green 444 or fish fertilizer.

 Pets: Yes, pet friendly. Non toxic. 


Plants in picture will not be exact plant.

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