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Peperomia prostrata (11cm pot)

String of Turtles

Sale price£12.50

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Peperomia prostrata, commonly known as the String of Turtles, is a popular and wonderful houseplant. It's red stems bear small circular leaves which resemble turtles!

Most Peperomia are native to sub-tropical areas of South and Central America but they can also be found in Africa, South Asia, and Oceania. The genus is in the family Piperaceae (the pepper family).

Due to the fact that Peperomia like warm air, they are commonly known as Radiator Plants. They are also non-toxic to pets who like to chew plants!

Pot Size: 11cm
Fits Decorative Pot Size: 13cm

Peperomia prostrata (11cm pot)
Peperomia prostrata (11cm pot) Sale price£12.50

Care Instructions

Light

Prefers moderate to bright, indirect light. Too much direct sunlight can result in scorched leaves.

Water

Water thoroughly, then allow most of the compost to dry out before rewatering. Overwatering will cause the roots to rot.

Food

Feed once a month through spring and summer with a quality liquid plant food. There is no need to feed this plant in the winter months.

Humidity

Lightly mist occasionally, but avoid too much water sitting on the leaves of the plant.

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