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Happy Bean

Peperomia ferreyrae

Also known as

Happy Bean Plant, Pincushion Peperomia, Bean Plant

Peperomia 'Amigo Green Split' Happy Bean by Mokkie (CC BY-SA 4.0)

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Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

25cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Happy Bean Overview

Peperomia ferreyrae is a succulent perennial from the Piperaceae family. It originates from Peru and is often grown indoors as a houseplant. Commonly known by the names Happy Bean Plant and Pincushion Peperomia, amongst others. It grows best in bright indirect sunlight and the soil should be allowed to dry out before watering. Peperomia ferreyre is unlike most Peperomia as its succulent, peadpod-shaped leaves appear from thick stems. As it matures the stems can get lanky and wild looking. Pinching out stems regularly will help to keep it looking good with a more compact habit.

How to propagate Happy Bean

Cuttings

Allow leaf cuttings to callus over before placing on the surface n potting compost. Keep the soils temperature at around 20ºC (68ºF) in a brightly lit area.

Special features of Happy Bean

Indoor plant

Pot plant

Attractive leaves