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Peperomia Red Log

Peperomia verticillata

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Partial Shade
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

10cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Peperomia Red Log Overview

Peperomia verticillata is an attractive evergreen perennial from the Piperaceae family. This plant originates from the Caribbean, it is tender and won't cope with freezing weather. It is a popular succulent houseplant that produces narrow, lance-shaped, textured leaves. Sometimes sold as Peperomia Red Log, this name references the vivid red undersides of the succulent leaves. It is relatively slow-growing but highly attractive, small white flowers may appear from spring, arranged on stems above the foliage.

How to harvest Peperomia Red Log

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Peperomia Red Log

Cuttings

You can propagate by division, seed, leaf or stem cuttings in spring or summer.

Division

Seed

Special features of Peperomia Red Log

Attractive leaves

Indoor plant

Some varieties of Peperomia make good hanging plant specimens and nice additions as small bathroom plants.

Pot plant

Other uses of Peperomia Red Log

Grown for their ornamental foliage.