Fitting its fun name, the Peperomia Watermelon’s round leaves look like striped green and white melon rinds supported by red stems. The Peperomia Watermelon is adaptable to a variety of light levels and is easy to care for. This peperomia is also fun to propagate through stem or leaf cuttings, making it the perfect educational activity for families.
Details & Care
SM—7”-11” tall (including recycled plastic Ecopot) Size Guide
Low to Bright Indirect
Yes—Non-toxic and pet-friendly
Yes—Releases oxygen and absorbs pollutants
- Healthy plant pre-potted with premium soil
- Plant size: 7″-11″ tall (including pot)
- Ecopots pot and saucer
- Pot size: 6.3″ in diameter, 5″ tall
- Saucer size: 6″ in diameter
- All the tips and tricks for expert-level care
The Peperomia Watermelons’ natural coloring makes it a quirky but easily cared for addition to any collection. Its saucer-shaped leaves will grow up and compact, making it ideal for a table centerpiece, home office addition, or gift.
This peperomia grows as a dense groundcover in South American rainforests. The Peperomia Watermelon can be placed in low to indirect bright light, but too little light will cause colors to fade. It can tolerate a missed watering or two but prefers to be thoroughly watered when the soil volume is half dry.Additional Resources: