Peperomia 'Napoli Nights' is a cultivar from the Piperaceae family. The seed parent was an unnamed Peperomia peruvian cultivar and the pollen parent, an unnamed Peperomia marmorata cultivar. Leaves are oval in shape with a grey-green coloured pattern on the upper surface and pink-red undersides.
Height: Approximately 25cm from base of pot.
Featured in Alicante pot 13cm, pot not included.
Secrets to success
Temperature: Constant temperatures 18-21°C, can tolerate short periods of 12°C.
Light: Bright, indirect light. A west or east facing window is ideal but be aware direct sunlight will burn leaves.
Watering: This plant prefers to dry out between waterings; leaf texture will change when the plant is thirsty.
Air humidity: Prefers higher humidity.
Fertilising: Feed every other watering during growing season.
Potting mix: A very airy mix to allow roots to breathe, include perlite, sand and/or gravel.
Propagation: These plants ore easily propagated from leaf cuttings, stem tip cuttings and plant division. Be sure to allow the cut ends of the Peperomia leaves or stems being used for propagation to dry out for several hours or overnight before planting them.
Potting mix: Use a well-draining mix with some bark to allow roots to breathe.
This plant is non-toxic.