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.
Light Peperomia marmorata
Avoid excessively sunny places; we suggest to put the the in a partially shady spot. These plants are grown in apartment or in a temperated green house; they can be brought outdoors when the minimum temperatures are above 15° C.We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage.
Water Peperomia marmorata
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 1-2 weeks before watering it. It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases.
Pests 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 aren’t 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.
Mold Peperomia marmorata
These plants favour soft and very well drained soils. We suggest, every 2-3 years to repot the plants, changing the soil.
Plant 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.