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Peperomia Argyreia 'Watermelon Peperomia'


Discover the delightful Watermelon Peperomia, a must-have addition to any plant lover's collection. With its unique foliage resembling the rind of a watermelon, this compact and easy-care plant is sure to make a statement.

The Watermelon Peperomia, scientifically known as Peperomia argyreia, features round, succulent leaves adorned with vibrant green patterns that resemble the stripes of a watermelon. Its compact size and trailing nature make it perfect for small spaces, shelves, or hanging baskets.


Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Peperomia Argyreia
  • Pronunciation: pep-er-ROH-mee-uh ar-JER-ree-uh
  • Common Name(s): Watermelon Peperomia
  • Family: Piperaceae
  • Native Range: South America

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Light: Prefers medium to bright light
  • Water: Allow soil to dry between watering. Avoid overwatering 
  • Humidity: High 
  • Temperature: 60-85F
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves
  • Feeding: Once a month during spring and summer using either a liquid or water-soluble indoor plant fertilizer at half strength
  • Propagation: Leaf cuttings
  • Pests: Generally resilient to pests
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and pets. However, with all plants, we recommend you exercise caution with children and pets.