The Peperomia obtusifolia, or “baby rubber plant”, is characterized by its thick spoon-shaped green leaves. It makes a great gift for the guy who always roots for you, Dad.
Thrives in medium to bright indirect light but can tolerate low indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun.
Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Increase frequency with increased light.
This plant is pet-friendly!
The Peperomia obtusifolia is native to the Tropical Americas and Caribbean, and is in the family Piperaceae. A popular houseplant, it is sometimes called a baby rubber plant because of its thick green leaves. This peperomia is easily propagated via leaf-cuttings, and is able to regenerate after completely dying back to the stem. Like other peperomias, the Obtusifolia is non-toxic, making it safe to keep around your furry friends. Under ideal conditions, it will flower indoors, producing narrow white spikes.Learn more
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