Peperomia obtusifolia (Baby Rubber Plant)

peperomia obtusifolia 130 mm
peperomia obtusifolia 130 mm
peperomia obtusifolia 130 mm
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Peperomia obtusifolia (Baby Rubber Plant)

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The Peperomia obtusifolia commonly called the baby rubber plant is a beautiful small plant with thick, round and glossy dark green leaves. The baby rubber plant is suitable for areas with medium to bright indirect sunlight. Too much direct sun especially afternoon sun may burn the leaves. This is an easy-going plant perfect for your desk or shelf. 

Light requirement: Bright indirect sunlight

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency: Water when top 5cm of potting mix is dry.

Soil: Well-draining, aerated, organic-rich potting mix

Skill level: Intermediate

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: Yes

More info: Since the baby rubber plant is frost sensitive, bring indoors during winter or keep in a sheltered area protected from strong winter winds outdoors and mulch well.

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Drought tolerance: Medium

Frost tolerance: Low

Wind tolerance: Low

Disease and pest susceptibility: Generally trouble-free but keep an eye out for mealy bugs and caterpillars.

Mature height: 30 cm

Mature width: 50 cm

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

Flower colour: White

Flower fragrant: No

Flowering season: Spring, summer and autumn

Fruit: Insignificant

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