Peperomia Obtusifolia Variegata is the variegated form of Obtusifoliaone Baby Rubber plant, one of the most popular houseplant. Peperomia Obtusifolia, originates from the Caribbean, Florida, and Mexico, is a wonderful houseplant for beginners, as it is resilient and very easy to care for. As other rubber plants, it also helps to purify the air and eliminate common toxins.
Peperomia Obtusifolia Variegata is a bushy plant with thick stems and fleshy, cupped leaves in olive green and creamy white variegations. This is a slow-growing plant and can reach up to 12 inches.
Its compact, upright spreading nature and low light demand make it perfect for indoor and shady spots. Peperomia Obtusifolia Variegata is a perfect adornment for any decor style.
Peperomias prefer moderate light conditions, can grow in shady places and do well under fluorescent lights. Avoid scorching direct sunlight.
This plant is mildly drought tolerant and needs watering once a week in the summer. Water less in the winter (once every 10-14 days). Do not water the foliage.
Well-Drained, Porous potting soil.
Ideal temperature: 60 to 75 °F( 16 to 24 °C). Save the plant from cold winds, drifts, and temperatures below 50 °F(10 °C).
Fertilize once a month with diluted general houseplant fertilizer in spring and summer.
Peperomia enjoys raised humidity levels but most of the time it does just fine in normal household conditions.
USDA Zone 10-11
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)