String of Turtles
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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!
Nursery Pot Size: 14cm hangpot
UK Shipping: Tracked delivery by DPD within 3 days to most mainland UK postcodes (£5.95 or FREE over £60).
Local Edinburgh Delivery: Delivery by local courier within 3 days to selected EH postcodes (£5.50 or FREE over £60).
Store Pickup: Collect within 1 hour from our store at 8b St Vincent Street, EH3 6SH.
Prefers moderate to bright, indirect light. Too much direct sunlight can result in scorched leaves.
Water thoroughly, then allow most of the compost to dry out before rewatering. Overwatering will cause the roots to rot.
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.
Lightly mist occasionally, but avoid too much water sitting on the leaves of the plant.
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We offer happy, healthy plants that are carefully hand-picked and delivered straight to your door from our plant shop.
We will deliver to you in recyclable boxes and we use paper materials and compostable bubble wrap! Our Plant Gurus will ensure that your plants are safe and secure for the journey to their new home!