Peperomia Ruby Ripple

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Re-stock: more than 12 weeks
This petite peperomia is the perfect plant if you forget to water, as the one thing it doesn't like is soggy feet. So give it some benign neglect, let it dry out between watering, and enjoy those quilted maroon leaves.

Flowering image: NHQ cropped to size; indoor image : Bloemenbureau Holland

Peperomia caperata 'Ruby Ripple'

DESCRIPTION: Tropical foliage plant with tiny heart-shaped leaves, intricately crinkled-ruched and dark maroon coloured. (Note: tubestock may be green when delivered but will colour as the plant grows.) Happy plants flower with long tail-like red-cream stalks. Neat compact size.
USES: Ideal container plant for a shaded patio, accent planting in tropical gardens, or indoors. Suited to underplanting.Ideal for planting amid denser ground covers.
PLANTING: Plant in a bright spot with indirect sunlight or dappled shade. Prefers moisture-retaining soil or a good quality potting mix. Enjoys warm humid air and regular light watering with rainwater or filtered water for best results.
CARE: Water regularly during the first 12 weeks and regularly once established but with a light hand - they don't like wet soil. Mist regularly if air humidity is low. Apply a very diluted liquid feed every month in the warmer months for vibrant healthy foliage. Remove the old leaves for a quick tidy up.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 10 - 20 cm H x 10 - 20 cm W.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide
In Stock more than 12 weeks
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