Peperomia polybotrya 'Raindrop' variegata is cultivar from the Piperaceae family, leaves are large, succulent and glossy with flecks of creamy-white. The green Peperomia polybotrya 'Raindrop' hails from Peru, Ecuador and Columbia. This plant prefers to be pot-bound.
Pot: 14cm diameter
Height: Approximately 30cm from base of pot.
Secrets to success
Temperature: 16°C and over all year, lower temperatures may lead to leaf damage.
Light: Bright, in-direct light. A west or east facing window is ideal but be mindful that direct sunlight can burn leaves.
Watering: Water when potting mix is almost dry; Peperomia are prone to rotting if substrate is too wet. The semi-succulent leaves and shiny cuticle suggest this plant can hold onto it's moisture.
Air humidity: Average to slightly higher humidity.
Fertilising: Feed every 2-3 waterings during the growing season.
Potting mix: A light and airy, fast-draining mix.
This plant is non-toxic.