It has fleshy glossy round to oval shaped variegated leaves. It s surprisingly self sufficient and makes for a perfect green addition to your home.
Slender stems support fleshy almost succulent looking leaves.
Peperomia obtusifolia نبات. Dietrich 1831 baby rubber tree name. Waxy elliptic thick dark green leaves to 6 long. Houseplant or tender perennial.
Peperomia obtusifolia is a bushy upright plant that is native to southern florida and the caribbean. In indoor house plants foliage plants house plants peperomia obtusifolia variegata is the most popular ornamental herbaceous indoor house plant. It is the most popular variety of the dwarf pepper and one of approximately 1600 peperomia varieties.
Some cultivars have a trailing habit. The multicoloured leaves of the peperomia obtusifolia variegata come in shades of dark green olive green and creamy white. The peperomia obtusifolia is a succulent like variety of peperomia originally found in the rainforests of south america.
Baby rubber plant pepper elder radiator plant shining bush plant emerald ripper pepper. In its natural habitat it grows within high humidity forest areas making use of the nutrients provided from tree debris and the natural tropical environment. The short reddish stems are brittle but root easily.
Latin obtusifolia blunt leaved a low shrubby ground cover peperomia with cupped glossy dark green leaves with may have drip tips or notched ends. Small greenish white flowers on spikes to 5 long. Also known as the baby rubber plant it is actually unrelated to the hevea bransiliensis the primary resource of natural rubber.
The peperomia obtusifolia has its origins in south america where it often grows under trees. As a houseplant it typically grows on thick erect stems to 12 tall. 6 to 12 inches tall depending on cultivar.
Often grown as a prized houseplant the baby rubber plant loves its humidity but can t take cold temps. Native to the caribbean mexico and florida. It grows upwards in a bushy manner on thick stems and shows its ravishing beauty with long delicately purple colored shoots and short stemmed mostly elliptical to upside down egg formed and fleshy leafs.
Native to south america the peperomia obtusifolia is a perennial flowering epiphyte plant species. Obtusifolia and others common names. With its tropical origins it s no surprise that peperomia obtusifolia is popular.