Peperomia

Vivarium / Terrarium Appropriate Peperomia

 

Peperomia japonica

Peperomia japonica Peperomia japonica
A great looking trailing Peperomia species. It's difficult to see in the picture, but it's got a slight "watermelon" coloration to the leaves. Extremely easy to propagate & grow in a variety of lighting conditions, so long as humidity is kept high. Does well with a fast draining soil that's allowed to dry slightly between watering.
 
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P. japonica
 
P. magnoliifolia
 
P. obtusifolia
 
P. prostrata
 
P. quadrangularis
 
 
 

Peperomia magnoliifolia 'Variegata'

Variegated Spoonleaf Peperomia

Variegated Spoonleaf Peperomia
This will grow upward like the popular Peperomia Obtusifolia we carry, but the magnoliifolia will grow wider & with more leaves on it's way up to a maximum height of 18-22". A fairly sturdy plant when planted terrestrially. Easy to grow, easy to trim, and an overall great terrarium plant. Does well with a fast draining soil that's kept moist but not saturated.
 
$3.99/ea 3in Pot
 

Peperomia obtusifolia

Baby Rubber Plant - Available in both standard & variegated cultivars

Peperomia obtusifolia Peperomia obtusifolia Variegated
Grows in a rigid, upright pattern that can support itself, or be trained to climb backgrounds & other vivarium decor. A fairly rugged plant compared to other species of this size. These grow at a manageably quick pace, tolerate a wide range of lighting conditions, and are very easy to grow. Flowers occasionally with upright spikes up to 6in in length. Thrives in high humidity with well-draining soil that's kept moist but not saturated. Leaves grow to 1.5-2.5", and are strong enough to handle most average-size vivarium inhabitants with ease.
 
$3.99/ea 3in Pot
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Peperomia prostrata

Peperomia prostrata Peperomia prostrata
This is one of the most sought-after Peperomia species in the live vivarium hobby. It's native to tropical South America, and it's delicate trailing pattern makes it an excellent vivarium plant. This is one of the more difficult of the usually easy to grow Peperomia species we offer, and isn't available often. Grows epiphytically or terrestrially, so long as it has area to hang downward. Tolerates low to moderate amounts of light, and does best with moist soil.
 
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Extremely limited quantity of this hard-to-find plant. Limit 1 per client.
 

Peperomia quadrangularis

Peperomia 'Beetle'

Peperomia quadrangularis Peperomia Beetle
A creeping/trailing species of Peperomia with striped oblong leaves which grow symmetrically along the stems. Native to Panama & Northern South America, the plant is equally at home growing in substrate or when mounted epiphytically in a humid environment. Tolerates low to moderate amounts of light, and thrives with plenty of humidity. Leaves grow to be about 1in long. It's appearance is very similar to Dischidia ovata, only at around 1/4 the cost.
 
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