String of Turtle (Peperomia Prostrata)

$20.00 incl. GST
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  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:
  1. 20cm for Pot Size 10cm(Ø)
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DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
  3. Overall Height measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • The String of Turtles, also known as Peperomia Prostrata is a small, vining plant with roundish, succulent green leaves with brownish blotches resembling the turtle shell.
  • Its small size and delicate leaves make it a great plant for container gardens and terrariums.
  • It will form a thick mat and does well in hanging baskets where it will cascade over the sides of the pot.
  • The narrow flower spike is reddish-brown.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • It requires a loose, rich, well-aerated, and well-drained potting mix.
  • A good way to mix up the soil is to use 2 parts peat and one part sand or perlite and to change it or the top layer once a year.

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FEEDING/FERTILIZER

  • Fertilize the plant with diluted fertilizers every other week during the growing season.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Bright light can help it grow well.
  • If the leaves are dark green, do not expose plants to too much direct sunlight as it can harm them.
  • These plants grow well as indoor plants under fluorescent lights.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • It prefers moist soil but does not like overwatering.
  • Allow the top layer of the soil to completely dry before watering again.

RE-POTTING SERVICES

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