Peperomia Prostrata String of Turtles 8cm
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136A Cook Street, West End
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116 Philpotts Road, Mairehau
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Peperomia Prostrata or commonly known as String of Turtles, is a quick growing plant with bold leaf markings that resemble a turtle's shell. These plants are very popular and its easy to see why, with a little care these strands of turtles will be overflowing.
Habitat: Can grow to a mature size of 30cm long. Ideal for hanging baskets or trailing over a shelf edge.
Light: Thrives in bright indirect light , the light encourages the leaf markings but keep away from direct sunlight as this will burn the leaves.
Water: Keep the soil lightly moist throughout the growing season but allow to dry out slightly over the winter period, be careful never to over-water.
Humidity: Medium / high humidity. Can mist 3 times a week to help with humidity level.
Soil: Re-pot into Oderings houseplant potting mix
Fertiliser: Use a Liquid fertiliser once a month in the growing season
Flower colour: If the plant does flower, it produces tiny cream flowers on long flower spikes, but it rarely flowers indoors.
Pests: Aphids are most common and can be found on new growth
Poisonous for pets: Mildly toxic to pets and humans if ingested.
Limit one per person.
Note: Picture is a guide only, plant size may differ slightly from image.
Pot not included.
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