Peperomia prostrata <br> String of Turtles
Peperomia prostrata <br> String of Turtles
Peperomia prostrata <br> String of Turtles
Peperomia prostrata <br> String of Turtles
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Peperomia prostrata
String of Turtles

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Aquatopia Conservatory
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It doesn't get much better than String of Turtles, a staff favourite at Aquatopia!

 

Peperomia prostrata                     

pep-er-ROH-mee-uh prost-RA-tuh

 

Common Names: String of Turtles

Family: Piperaceae

Origin: Brazil

Growth: Trailing / creeping vine

Light: Bright, indirect

Foot Candles: 100 - 200

Water: Keep moderately moist

Humidity: Not required

Temperature: 13°C - 24°C

Soil: Regular potting mix

Container: Self-watering planter, living wall, terrarium, hanging basket

Nutrients: 10-10-10 Monthly  

Propagation: Stem cuttings

Interiorscape Use: Desktop plant, living walls, ground cover

Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.

Common Issues: May lose colouration with insufficient light. Stem rot when sitting in water. 

Comments: An adorable addition to the “String of” collection featuring the markings of a turtle shell. Easily maintained and an excellent choice for terrariums. The typical peperomia flower stalks can be removed to encourage more growth for the foliage. The leaf size will differ depending on how much light it receives.  

Toxicity: Safe.