Shining Bush Plant - Peperomia clusifolia 'Ginny' - British Grown

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Scientific Name
Peperomia clusiifolia (pepper-like plant with leaves like a Clusia) 'Ginny'

Common Name
Rainbow Peperomia, Rainbow Radiator Plant, Red Edge Peperomia, Peperomia Tricolor

Origin
Native to Venezuela and the West Indies

Description
This peperomia is a semi-succulent, and its leaves are stunning with their pink and white variegations round the edges, and varying shades of green in the middle. Its leaves are longer and thinner than many varieties of peperomia, but are still thick and moisture-retentive meaning it doesn't need too frequent watering. Low-maintenance and leafy, these plants will enjoy a bright spot in your house and reward you with stunning multicoloured foliage.

Light
Likes bright, indirect light; will benefit from a splash of morning or evening sun in autumn and winter.

Water

Thoroughly water once the top third of the soil has dried out; make sure you don't leave the plant itself wet as this can cause it to rot.

Humidity
Thrives in higher humidity, so will appreciate a humidity tray or more frequent misting.

Soil

Use a dense, well-draining mix. Repot every three years in spring as the plant grows.

Food
Feed every four waters in the growing season, reduce to every six or seven in autumn and winter. Pre-water the soil before applying 'ready to use' products to protect the roots.

Temperature

Ideal temperature is 18-26°C; make sure it does not get colder than 12°C in winter.

Pet-safe
Yes, but too much nibbling won't be good for pets, small humans or the plant!

Sprouts Top Tips
If your plant is in a darker location, poke the soil gently with a chopstick or similar to provide ventilation and mimic the actions of earthworms and other critters- this will reduce the risk of root rot!

Peperomias can be propagated from a single leaf: trim off a healthy leaf, cut it in half and place it onto soil. With a bit of patience and a nice, warm spot your peperomia will take root and grow into a whole new plant!

 

 


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Chloe

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