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Peperomia clusiifolia ‘Tricolor’

Baby rubber plant

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Features

  • BloomsAugust
  • Height0.2m
  • Growth HabitSemi-trailing
  • Flower ColourPale green
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Peperomia clusiifolia ‘Tricolor’ (Baby rubber plant). This cultivar has thick, green and cream elliptical leaves edged with rosy pink. The plant is semi-trailing yet the leaves have a somewhat upright habit. Tiny pale green flowers are borne throughout the year on mature plants.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Succulent

Origin

Brazil

Interest and use

Grown for their ornamental foliage.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Peaty
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will need strong light, with a little light shade. They prefer a high humidity in the summer. You can propagate by division, seed, leaf or stem cuttings in spring or summer.

Propagation

You can propagate by division, seed, leaf or stem cuttings in spring or summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Mealy bugs and grey mould.

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