Peperomia Metallica

The Peperomia metallica is sometimes called the Red Tree or Red Tree Peperomia because of its reddish leaves and its growth habit. That said, it is small plant and is nowhere near being the size of even a dwarf tree. Instead, it will only grow to about 8 inches tall and around the same width. …

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Peperomia Little Toscani

The Peperomia Little Toscani is a fairly new cultivar that was created in the Netherlands in 2014 by crossing a Peperomia peruviana cultivar with a Peperomia caperata cultivar. In some shops, you’ll see it labeled as Peperomia Little Tuscany, which refers to the same plant. Its actual scientific name is Peperomia hybrid. (I know, very …

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Peperomia Ruby Cascade

The Peperomia Ruby Cascade gets its name from its long trailing red colored vines that attach to round-shaped red and green leaves. You’ll also see it called Ruby Peperomia or Ruby Glow Peperomia, all of which refer to the same plant. These features also make it look quite different from most peperomia species. Additionally, it …

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Peperomia Frost

The Peperomia Frost is one of my daughter’s favorite plants. She calls it “frosty” because of the icing like silver layered patterns on top of its green leaves. Incidentally, this is also where the plant gets its name. As such, people also call it Silver Frost Peperomia, Frost Peperomia and Silver peperomia. The texture and …

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