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Peperomia prostrata

String of Turtles

String of Turtles

Exposure

  • Intense-moderate
  • Without direct sun

Rusticity

10, 11

Bloom time

  • All year

  • Interesting patterns
  • Small fleshy leaves
  • Hanging basket
  • Easy care
  • Non-toxic

Magnificent plant to put in a hanging pot, it will not really exceed 30 cm long, its growth will therefore not be uncontrollable. Its delicate appearance and its small, stylish leaves make it very attractive. In addition, it often produces flowers, that is to say small brownish-green spikes, which stand erect above the leaves, with a length of approximately 5 to 10 cm. It likes a humid place, but the soil can be allowed to dry slightly between waterings. She likes a bright place, but not direct sun.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
- cm
Spread
20 - 30 cm
Height
20 - 30 cm
Spacing
- in.
Spread
8 - 12 in.
Height
8 - 12 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Crawling

Flowering colours:

  • Green
  • Brownish

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Allow to dry between waterings

Maintenance:

  • Easy

Soil requirement:

  • Bien drainé
  • Terreau pour plantes tropicales ou pour cactus

Features

Resistance:

Attract:

Use:

  • Table
  • Hanging pot
  • Shelf

Attribute:

  • Turtle-like leaves

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