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  Peperomia obtusifolia
  Family Name : Piperaceae

  Common Names : Baby Rubber Plant, Blunt Leaf Peperomia

  Chinese Name : 豆瓣绿, 圆叶椒草

Baby Rubber Plant,Blunt Leaf Peperomia
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Herbaceous Plant
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Florida, Mexico, Southern America
      Native Habitat :
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: It is a herbaceous plant growing up to 30 cm tall under cultivation.
      Foliage: Its leaves are thick and fleshy, ovate to round-shaped.
      Flowers: Its inflorescence is a spike, greenish-white, growing up to 13 cm long.
      Cultivation :
      This plant likes moist, but well-drained soils that are rich in organic matter. Water the soil thoroughly, but allow the soil to dry before re-watering.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Foliage, Ornamental Form
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Small Gardens, Flowerbed / Border, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Semi-Shade, Full Shade, [Remarks] (Indirect sunlight)
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
      Propagation Method :
      Stem Cutting, Leaf Cutting
  • Foliar
    • Foliage Retention :
      Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Mature Foliage Texture(s) :
      Smooth, Glossy / Shiny, Thick
      Foliar Type :
      Simple / Unifoliate
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      [Remarks] (Greenish white)
      Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence
      Inflorescence Type :

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