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Common Name: Baby Rubber Plant, Pepper Face, Lemon Lime
Availabilty: In Stock
The stunning Lemon Lime Peperomia is a truly gorgeous evergreen, boasting striking variegated foliage in deep greens in the hearts of the leaves melting into lime-lemony yellows. The fleshy, blunt leafed foliage is often mistaken as a succulent due to her thick leaves storing water (less watering!).
This favourite of interior designers offers incredible colour contrast indoors or out, and divinely low-care requirements. Peperomia varieties are famously low-maintenance, even thriving on a bit of neglect (or a lot, depending on your style). A little extra TLC can encourage the small, white flowers to appear spring-autumn.
Growing approximately 300 mm tall, this little baby has a low but bushy growth habit and is hardy to boot. She is gorgeous potted up in containers, kept on patios, grown inside or in mixed beds. She doesn't technically trail, but many enjoy utilising her climbing or creeping habit to beautiful result in hanging baskets.
Pinch tips to encourage or control growth, and her small root system means you never have to re-pot her. Keep in a bright environment to maintain vivid colouring, but she prefers part shade to bright, full shade outdoors. If growing indoors, she prefers bright, filtered sunlight and only occasional watering (when the soil is dried out - hey, we told she was low-care!).
Highly tolerant to humidity. Frost sensitive. Well drained soils. Part to full shade when outdoors, or bright filtered sunlight indoors.
You are buying beautiful, happy, sun-hardened (excepting indoor varieties) tubestock with root systems. Tubestock is the youngest plant you can buy, which keeps it affordable (so you can buy more plants *wink*). Please note our infographic included in every plant listing for an indication of sizing. Pictures are examples only, and your stock may be larger or smaller than what is shown.
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