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A picture of a Cypress Peperomia

Cypress Peperomia

Peperomia glabella

Also known as

Wax Privet Peperomia, Wax-Privet

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

12b

USDA zone

13°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

Cypress Peperomia Overview

These evergreen perennials are frequently grown as houseplants due to their ability to adapt to a range of atmospheres. It's succulent glossy gray green leaves which taper to a point are produced on lax thin stems. Liberty Hyde Bailey known as the 'Father of American Horticulture' is created with giving the peperomia plant the common name of Radiator plant.

Common problems with Cypress Peperomia

Generally pest & disease free.

How to harvest Cypress Peperomia

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Cypress Peperomia

Cuttings

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

Division

Seed

Special features of Cypress Peperomia

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 Cypress Peperomia

Grown for their ornamental foliage.