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Help identifying plant

Posted by KristyListy Ohio (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 29, 13 at 11:43

Just purchased this tiny little guy but there was no name on it and I'm just trying to figure out how to care for it. I've done a ton of google searching but can't quite pinpoint it. It looks kind of Begonia-esque but haven't seen any that match it 100%. I'm a real amateur plant owner. Just have some houseplants that are mostly succulents and then typical spider and philodendron. So if this is a common plant, my apologies, my googling abilities have failed me!


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RE: Help identifying plant

A Peperomia I'd say. Since I can read the label... Holtzcamp Greenhouse doesn't list their foliage plants specifically but there's a pic of "assorted foliage" with your plant here.


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RE: Help identifying plant

Peperomia caperata. :)

*edit = misspelling,..thanks Karen! :)

This post was edited by asleep_in_the_garden on Sat, Jun 29, 13 at 16:28


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RE: Help identifying plant

Ooo, the bronzy P. caperata, how nice.

I had one of these in college, the green one, didn't know how to grow it well but loved the texture. Yours is really nice, enjoy.


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When I had these last,they did their best in a terrarium(for me anyway). They are WAY easy to propagate in such an environment too. :)


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