The Peperomia obtusifolia, or “baby rubber plant”, is characterized by its thick spoon-shaped green leaves.
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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