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Peperomia caperata 'Rosso'

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About This Product

Species Name: Peperomia caperata var. Rosso

Common name(s): Emerald ripple peperomia, Radiator plants 

Defining Characteristics: 

  • Beautiful variety with dark green, pointed leaves that are deeply rippled with maroon under the leaves
  • Small, compact plant that grows in tight clumps
  • Produces thin floral spikes with red-purple stems in spring and fall

Recommended Pot Size: Small 

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.  

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: 5.0-5.5

Growth rate: Slow 

Height: Up to 8” 

Origin: South America, Brazil

Regional locality: Epiphytic plant found growing up trees in the amazon rainforest at higher elevations 

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 will become leggy with uneven growth if not given adequate sunlight 



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.

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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Nicole

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Fantastic!!

This plant was 1 of 4 that I ordered. I am extremely happy with the way the plants were packaged. Coming to me in February in the Northeast had me a little nervous due to how cold it got, but Josh's Frogs made sure that my plants were secure, snug and safe!

Gabrielle

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Gorgeous

My favorite flower in my tank!

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