Peperomia argyreia otherwise known as watermelon Peperomia, due to the magnificent foliage. Just look at that pattern! If you’re looking for an easy plant with striking foliage this is the guy for you. Also propagating these guys is super simple!
I got mine at the end of autumn I think, and I’ve already been able to break it up and repot the cutting. Both of mine are in east facing windows and they seem to be happy. Both are sending off some new growth, which is always a great sign!
common name: watermelon peperomia
light: Bright/indirect, preferably east or west facing. Low light levels will stunt the growth.
water: They like light airy conditions so be careful not to overwater. Really allow the soil to dry out between waterings, espically in winter or if your flat is cold like mine.
top tip: Your Peperomia will appreciate some humidity – mist him occasionally.
why get one? – Is here a better reason then just to get then because of the foliage, they’re just so cool! Plus their flowers are well weird!