These plants are perennial herbs. The Peperomia marmorata has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much. Peperomia marmorata Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a green colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 20 cm high.
Exposure Peperomia marmorata
For a balanced development, it is best to position the the Peperomia marmorata in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. We suggest growing the the Peperomia marmorata In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage.
Watering Peperomia marmorata
Letís avoid watering the the Peperomia marmorata excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases.
Treatments Peperomia marmorata
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
Soil Peperomia marmorata
These plants favour soft and very well drained soils. We suggest, every 2-3 years to repot the plants, changing the soil.
Notes Peperomia marmorata
If desired, we can grow the the Peperomia marmorata in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.