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Peperomia argyreia ‘Watermelon Peperomia’

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About This Product

Species Name: Peperomia argyreia

Common name(s): Watermelon Peperomia, Watermelon Begonia 

Defining Characteristics: 

  • Oval shaped and slightly pointed leaves that resemble the rind of a watermelon
  • Produces small green flower stalks in summer
  • Easy plant care; great for beginner gardeners

Recommended Pot Size: Small - Medium 

Josh’s Frogs offers a wide variety of glass terrariums, container garden soils, drainage layers, and other supplies for all of your indoor gardening needs.

 

Temperature requirement: 65-75°F

Humidity: Dry (0-30%)   Moderate (30-70%)   Humid (70-100%)

Watering frequency: Light watering, Suggested watering time is every 7 to 10 days once the top inch of soil is dry ’

Lighting Full Shade     Partial Shade      Full Sun

Soil type: Well-draining potting soil or a prepared soil mixture such as Josh's Frogs Potting Soil mix offered Here

Soil pH: 6.0-7.0

Growth rate: Slow - Moderate 

Height: 6-12” 

Origin: South America

Regional locality: Found growing on the forest floor in tropical rainforests 

USDA Hardiness Zone: 10-12

Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use:

Aquatic 

Temperate 

  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Aquatic Set-ups
  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Snakes
  • Geckos
  • Temperate Vivariums

Tropical

Desert 

  • Frogs & Toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles ✔
  • Snakes ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Tropical Vivariums ✔
  • Toads
  • Lizards and tortoises
  • Geckos
  • Desert Vivariums

Care Notes: Enjoys being rootbound; Only re-pot once every couple of years to a container that is 1” wider in diameter than the previous one. 

Shipping Notes: 

As a good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly removing as much soil as possible with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home. Live plants may vary in color, size, and appearance.

ALL PLANTS ARE SHIPPED IN POTS WITH SOIL OR OTHER MEDIA UNLESS IT IS DEEMED NECESSARY TO SHIP BARE ROOT

The plant pictured is in a 2.5" pot.

Shipping

This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

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This product is covered under our Live Arrival Guarantee. If your insect/animal does not arrive in good health, we'll make it right, provided the following criteria are met:

  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Next Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -40 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

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Brittany

Cute and well packaged plant

Came packaged neatly and undamaged. I love it its leaves look like little watermelons.

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