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Radiator Plant

Peperomia fosteri

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°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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Radiator Plant Overview

These evergreen perennials are frequently grown as houseplants due to their ability to adapt to a range of atmospheres. Its succulent dull green deep leaves are slightly pointed are produced on low spreading branches and have lighter veins. Liberty Hyde Bailey, known as the 'Father of American Horticulture', is associated with giving Peperomia the common name of Radiator Plant.

Common problems with Radiator Plant

Generally pest & disease free.

    How to harvest Radiator Plant

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Radiator Plant

    Cuttings

    Take tip, leaf or stem cuttings in either Spring or Autumn.

    Special features of Radiator Plant

    Attractive leaves

    Indoor plant

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

    Pot plant