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The Rainbow Peperomia has an upright growth habit and large dark green leaves, making it an ideal choice for containers.
The leaves of this plant are thick, and its edges are creamy-white with a slight touch of rosy-pink shade.
This slow-growing perennial also have red-colored stems, which makes them even more striking in a garden or as houseplants.
The flowers produced by this plant are tiny, unscented, and sit on top of long spikes.
The flowers are rather insignificant as this plant is grown for its beautiful foliage.
Ginny grows best in bright light and even in moderate light.
However, avoid placing it under direct sunlight as this could damage the foliage.
The Peperomia plant tolerates lower light and also adapts well to fluorescent lighting. Bright indirect light is best.
In the summer season, the ideal temperature for this plant is between 68° – 78° degrees Fahrenheit (20° – 25° C), whereas during the winter season, the temperature shouldn’t go below 50° degrees Fahrenheit (10° C).
The USDA hardiness zones of this plant are 10 – 12.
These small houseplants prefer thorough watering.
Allow the soil to completely dry out between watering.
They are also drought-tolerant since their fleshy leaves and stems hold water.
These indoor plants don’t require much feeding.
However, feed the plants during summer or spring for quicker growth.
Use a fertilizer for made for houseplants.
Be sure to flush the plant with water in the summer season to eliminate the salt residue left after fertilization.
This plant loves well-draining soil. Opt for a soil mixture with equal amounts of perlite and peat moss.
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Dr. John Richards established Richards Tree Farm in Middle Smithfield, PA as an evergreen farm. Building on those roots, his Great Grandson, Seth Hastings Richards, has grown the farm into a full service Garden Center and Landscape installation business for the past 25 years. The farm specializes in Organic Gardening, Edible, Native, and Unique plants.