Peperomia 'Eden Rosso' is a cultivar from the Piperaceae family. female parent, an unnamed, unpatented variety of Peperomia marmorata with the male parent, an unnamed, unpatented variety of Peperomia metallica. Peperomia 'Eden Rosso' leaf blades are ovate to oblong with a rounded base. Leaf undersides are a striking red colour.
Pot: 10.5cm diameter.
Height: Approximately 15cm from base of pot.
Secrets to success
Temperature: Constant temperatures 18-21°C, can tolerate short periods of 12°C.
Light: Bright, indirect light. A west or east facing window is ideal but be aware direct sunlight will burn leaves.
Watering: This plant prefers to dry out between waterings; leaf texture will change when the plant is thirsty.
Air humidity: Prefers higher humidity.
Fertilising: Feed every other watering during growing season.
Potting mix: A very airy mix to allow roots to breathe, include perlite, sand and/or gravel.
Propagation: These plants ore easily propagated from leaf cuttings, stem tip cuttings and plant division. Be sure to allow the cut ends of the Peperomia leaves or stems being used for propagation to dry out for several hours or overnight before planting them.
Potting mix: Use a well-draining mix with some bark to allow roots to breathe.
This plant is non-toxic.