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Plant identification

Posted by very-green VA, USA (My Page) on
Sun, Dec 22, 13 at 16:26

What is this? I can provide more pictures.


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RE: Plant identification

Hi,

That's a Peperomia, maybe clusifolia? But definitely a Pep, nice one too.

I'd consider switching to a faster draining mix. What it's currently in looks too peaty & water retentive.


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RE: Plant identification

Agreed, this one is around a lot lately.


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RE: Plant identification

Great, thanks! So switch to my Miracle-Gro Citrus, Palm and Citrus Soil? Or mix that with the current soil (Miracle-Gro houseplant soil)?


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RE: Plant identification

I'm not familiar with what's in bagged potting soils lately, so will leave that question to those more familiar but wonder if that spot is enough light.


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RE: Plant identification

I'm not familiar w/ these mixes. I suppose if you add 50% perlite, to what you're using already, it should be OK.

Some of us avoid MG mixes as they can have too much peat & also sometimes wetting agents (things to make it hold more water) which we don't want.

I believe these only need medium light, don't think they want direct sun; you'll need to check on that for yourself. If I recall, Peps are understory plants, growing in shade of other taller plants.


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