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Baby Rubberplant
Scientific Name: Peperomia obtusifolia (L.) A. Dietr.
Synonym:
Family: Piperaceae
Baby Rubberplant (Peperomia  obtusifolia)
Peperomia obtusifolia 'Marble'
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-10

Frost Tolerance: Tender in Phoenix, it is probably better to keep them inside

Sun Exposure: Shade

Origin: Tropical America to South Florida (USA)

Growth Habits: Perennial groundcover, 6 inches to 12 inches tall (15 cm-30 cm), 12 inches to 12 inches in spread (30 cm-30 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular to abundant water

Propagation: Division, terminal cuttings possible but more difficult


Cultural Practices:
Peperomias require a soil with a high organic content kept evenly moist. Too much water will make them rot. Slugs and snails can also be a serious threat.

Blooming Habits:
Greenish flowers.

Fruiting Habits:


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