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Peperomia caperata 'Quito'

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Species Name: Peperomia caperata ‘Quito’

Common Name(s): Radiator Plant, Ripple Orange Peperomia

Defining Characteristics:

  • Leaves are deeply rippled with orange, pink, and copper hues
  • Small compact plant that grows in clumps
  • Can produce thin floral spikes in the spring and fall

Recommended Pot Size: Medium

Josh’s Frogs offers a wide variety of supplies for all of your indoor gardening needs.

Temperature Requirement (°F): 65-80°

Humidity: 45-100%

Watering Frequency: Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings

Lighting: Bright, indirect light

Soil Type: Well draining potting soil or a prepared soil mixture such as Josh's Frogs Potting Soil mix

Growth Rate: Moderate 

Height at Maturity: Up to 8 inches

Origin: South America, Brazil

Regional Locality: Found growing in tropical rainforests

USDA Hardiness Zone: 11-12

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: This plant does not do well with over or under watering.

Shipping Notes: Generous LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEE offered.

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 an 2.5 inch 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.

Live Arrival Guarantee

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.

You'll be notified during the checkout process if your purchase qualifies for our guarantee.

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