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Scientific Name: Peperomia caperata
Pronunciation: pep-ur-OH-mee-uh kap-er-AY-tuh
Common Name: emerald ripple peperomia
Family Name: Piperaceae
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant
Key ID Features: Leaves deeply veined and puckered, heart-shaped, green to red or bronze.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.1 - 0.2m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: South America
Hardiness Rating: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google
emerald ripple peperomia
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Heavily veined, Succulent
Surfaces: Rugose
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Cordate, Peltate
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Spike
Flower Morphology:n/a
Number of Petals:0
Colour (petals): Showy, White, (cream)
Flower Time at Peak: Apr
Additional Info: many flower in other months

Fruit Type: Drupe
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant, Tiny and rarely seen on indoor potted plants
Bark or Stem Colour: Red
Organ Modifications: Succulent leaves

Propagation: Softwood cuttings
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Pest Susceptibility: Root rot, ( Pest resistant )
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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