Peperomia 'Watermelon' is a small, compact and unique houseplant, it is known for its round and fleshy leaves that resemble the shape and pattern of a watermelon rind. The leaves are green on top and a deep red on the bottom, they are glossy and thick. It is a slow-growing plant that can reach up to 8-10 inches in height and width when grown indoors.
To care for your Peperomia 'Watermelon', place it in a well-lit room with bright, indirect sunlight. It prefers temperatures between 60-80°F, and humidity between 50-70%. Water your plant when the top inch of soil is dry to the touch, and be sure not to over-water as this can lead to root rot. Peperomia 'Watermelon' likes to be on the drier side, so it is important not to water too frequently. Use a well-draining potting mix and ensure proper drainage. Fertilize the plant every 4-6 weeks with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer.
Peperomia 'Watermelon' is considered non-toxic and safe for children and pets. It is known to be a very low maintenance plant, which makes it an ideal choice for beginners or for those who don't have much time to devote to plant care.
Overall, Peperomia 'Watermelon' is an attractive and easy-to-grow plant that can add a touch of green and unique pattern to any room. With proper care, it can thrive and grow for many years.
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