Peperomia pereskiifolia

Pereskia-leaved Peperomia

Peperomia pereskiifolia

Pereskia-leaved Peperomia

  • Easy to care for and robust
  • Ideal for humid terrariums
  • Stores water in leaves
  • Likes bright, indirect light
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Description

Peperomia pereskiifolia, a charming and robust plant, is originally from the tropical and subtropical regions of South America. It belongs to the pepper family (Piperaceae) and is characterized by its succulent, fleshy leaves, which give it an exceptional ability to store water. This characteristic makes it particularly adaptable to different environmental conditions, making it an ideal choice for terrariums. Peperomia pereskiifolia prefers bright, indirect light and requires a well-drained soil to avoid waterlogging. Its ease of care and adaptability to different light conditions allow it to thrive in a variety of terrarium settings, both in humid and drier environments.

In terrariums, Peperomia pereskiifolia not only provides a visually appealing addition thanks to its deep green, glossy leaves, but it also contributes to a healthy ecosystem by contributing to humidity and improving air quality. Its compact, bushy growth habit allows it to show off well in smaller terrariums without taking up much space. While its flowers may not be the most showy, its delicate, greenish-white inflorescences, which appear as pointed spikes, add a subtle beauty that can be observed all year round.

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Peperomia pereskiifolia
Cultivation Methods Plant in soil, suitable for terrariums
Growth Height Up to 30 cm, typically compact, bushy growth
Temperature Prefers moderately warm, ideally between 18 - 24 °C
Humidity High humidity preferred, about 60 - 80%
Light Requirement Bright, indirect light; does not tolerate direct midday sun
Watering Keep the soil slightly moist, allow the top soil to dry slightly between waterings
Fertilisation Fertilise every 4 weeks with diluted liquid fertiliser during growth phase
Propagation By leaf cuttings or division of the plant
Suitable For Humid terrariums, moderate to tropical settings, as undergrowth in larger terrariums
Cultivation Methods
Plant in soil, suitable for terrariums
Growth Height
Up to 30 cm, typically compact, bushy growth
Temperature
Prefers moderately warm, ideally between 18 - 24 °C
Humidity
High humidity preferred, about 60 - 80%
Light Requirement
Bright, indirect light; does not tolerate direct midday sun
Watering
Keep the soil slightly moist, allow the top soil to dry slightly between waterings
Fertilisation
Fertilise every 4 weeks with diluted liquid fertiliser during growth phase
Propagation
By leaf cuttings or division of the plant
Suitable For
Humid terrariums, moderate to tropical settings, as undergrowth in larger terrariums

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Item no.
192.0431.01
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Weight 0,16 kg
Shipping weight 0,20 kg

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