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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Terrariums
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Endangered: Florida (protected by law)

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Common names
  • Spoonleaf Peperomia
  • Desert Privet

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Location: Costa RIca
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Date: 2017-10-09
Location: Costa RIca
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Location: Copenhagen Botanical Garden, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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