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.