Peperomia Caperata profile

Written by Maggie

Nov 25 2020

Peperomia Caperata profile

Peperomia Caperata is a genus of herbaceous pepper, native to tropical America.Plant height is 20 to 25 cm. Peperomia Caperata leaves are heart-shaped, brown-green, glossy, interveined with grayish gray stripes, abaxially grayish green. The petiole is brownish green, translucent, fleshy. 

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Peperomia Caperata

Peperomia Caperata morphological characteristics

Peperomia Caperata is a small evergreen shrub, 30-60cm tall. Stem four - edged, branches flat. Leaves are opposite, blade based-elliptic, sessile throughout. Pendulous spikes, flowers with pink outer bracts, corolla campanulate. Flowering period is April - May.

Peperomia Caperata growing environment

Peperomia Caperata is a native of tropical rainforests in Africa and Southeast Asia. It is now cultivated in China. It likes the high temperature half overcast environment, avoiding direct sunlight. The temperature below 5℃ is cold damage. It is Intolerant to drought and poor soil.Peperomia Caperata likes rich, acidic soil.

Peperomia Caperata

Peperomia Caperata distribution range

Peperomia Caperata is widely distributed in tropical and subtropical regions.

Peperomia Caperata application

Peperomia Caperata leaves are brown green, with metallic luster, and are currently very popular in the international small indoor leaf-watching plant. Apply it to the pot, adorn desk, a few, desk and balcony, which is a unique sight. 

Purify the air. Peperomia Caperata has a very strong ability to absorb airborne dust. It’s transpiration is strong, and can increase air humidity. It has a certain purifying effect on formaldehyde.

Peperomia Caperata