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Peperomia 'Obtipan Bicolor'

Peperomia obtusifolia 'Obtipan Bicolor'

Also known as

Varigated American Rubber Plant 'Obtipan Bicolor', Varigated Baby Rubber Plant 'Obtipan Bicolor'

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Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

25cm

10cm

Min

10cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Peperomia 'Obtipan Bicolor' Overview

Peperomia obtusifolia 'Obtipan Bicolor' is a variegated evergreen perennial with succulent, leathery, green and yellow leaves and green-white flowers, borne on spikes. These plants are commonly known by the names Varigated American Rubber Plant or Varigated Baby Rubber. They produce fleshy variegated leaves and are popular as houseplants. Its heart-shaped foliage is relatively slow-growing but beautiful, also produces small white flowers on spikes. It is tender and won't cope with freezing temperatures, provide with bright, partial shade and water infrequently.

Common problems with Peperomia 'Obtipan Bicolor'

How to harvest Peperomia 'Obtipan Bicolor'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Peperomia 'Obtipan Bicolor'

Cuttings

Softwood, leaf or bud cuttings

Seed

Division

By division in spring or summer.

Special features of Peperomia 'Obtipan Bicolor'

Attractive leaves

Indoor plant

Pot plant

Other uses of Peperomia 'Obtipan Bicolor'

Grown for their ornamental foliage.