Peperomia ‘Quito’

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    Weight (lbs)Cost ($)
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    0.76 - 1.00 lb$9.00
    1.01 - 1.51 lb$11.00
    1.51 - 3.00 lb$15.00
    3.01 - 5.00 lb$19.00
    5.01 - 8.00 lb$24.00
    8.01 - 12.00 lb$29.00
    12.01 - 16.00 lb$35.00
    16.01 - 20.00 lb$41.00
    20.01 - 40.00 lb$55.00
    40.01 - 50.00 lb$98.00
    50.01 - 60.00 lb$130.00
    60.01 - 70.00 lb$150.00
    70.01 - 80.00 lb$178.00
    80.01 - 100.00 lb$210.00
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Peperomia Quito plant is a variety of peperomia, a genus and an evergreen perennial of flowering plants in the Piperaceae family. It is native to Ecuador and can be found in the Andean Mountain range. The plant is named after the capital city, Quito. It is often grown as a houseplant for its attractive, succulent leaves that are rich in bronze, deep rust, and golden colors. The leaves it possesses are heart-shaped and greatly textured with sunken veins accompanied by a pointy tip. The plant can also produce small, white flowers. The Peperomia Quito is known for its easy care.

  • Botanical Name: Peperomia caperata ‘Quito’
  • Common Names: Peperomia, Radiator Plant, Quito

Here’s some information about Peperomia ‘Quito’:

  1. Appearance: Peperomia ‘Quito’ is characterized by its compact growth habit and striking foliage. The leaves are typically rounded or oval-shaped, glossy, and have a vibrant green color. They may feature contrasting patterns or variegation, such as stripes or marbling in shades of cream, white, or yellow.
  2. Light: Provide Peperomia ‘Quito’ with bright, indirect light to maintain its health and vibrancy. While it can tolerate lower light conditions, it may become leggy or lose some of its variegation. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.
  3. Temperature: Peperomia ‘Quito’ prefers temperatures between 65-75°F (18-24°C). Protect it from cold drafts and temperature extremes, as prolonged exposure to chilly conditions can damage the foliage.
  4. Watering: Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings, then water thoroughly. Peperomia ‘Quito’ is sensitive to overwatering, so it’s essential to avoid keeping the soil consistently wet. Water less frequently during the winter months when growth slows down.
  5. Humidity: While Peperomia ‘Quito’ can tolerate average indoor humidity levels, it appreciates slightly higher humidity. You can increase humidity by misting the plant regularly, placing it near a humidifier, or grouping it with other plants.
  6. Soil: Plant Peperomia ‘Quito’ in a well-draining potting mix. A blend of peat moss, perlite, and coarse sand or orchid bark works well. Ensure that the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogged soil, which can lead to root rot.
  7. Fertilization: Feed Peperomia ‘Quito’ with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Avoid over-fertilizing, as this can cause salt buildup in the soil.
  8. Propagation: Peperomia ‘Quito’ can be propagated from stem cuttings. Simply snip a healthy stem with several leaves attached, allow the cut end to callus for a day or two, then plant it in moist potting soil or water until roots develop.
  9. Pests and Diseases: Keep an eye out for common houseplant pests such as spider mites, mealybugs, or aphids. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Peperomia ‘Quito’ is relatively resistant to diseases but can develop fungal issues if overwatered.
  10. Pruning: Trim back leggy or damaged stems to maintain the plant’s compact shape and encourage bushier growth. Regular pruning also helps remove any dead or yellowing foliage and keeps the plant looking tidy.

Peperomia ‘Quito’ is a charming addition to any indoor plant collection, thanks to its attractive foliage and easy-going nature. With proper care, it will thrive and bring beauty to your home for years to come.

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