Scientific name: Peperomia scandens
Common names: Vining peperomia, Cupid peperomia
Origin: Mexico and South America
Height: 0.5 to 1.5′
Spread: 0.5 to 1.5″
Zones: 10 through 11
Sun: Part shade to sun
Water: Moderately watered, but well drained
Soil: Needs good drainage in containers. Sandy loam.
Frost Tolerant: No
Drought Tolerant: No
Method: Division, Cuttage
Take healthy plant and divide, separate plantlets, or take stem cuttings and place in soil. For best results, use heating mat.
Not toxic to dogs, cats, or horses.4
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- 2.Peperomia scandens “Variegata” (v). The Royal Horticultural Society. https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/47970/Peperomia-scandens-Variegata-(v)/Details. Accessed March 21, 2020.
- 3.Peperomia Variegated Scandens. North Carolina Farms Inc. https://ncfarmsinc.com/rooted-plugs/Peperomia-Variegated-Scandens. Accessed March 21, 2020.
- 4.Vining Peperomia . ASPCA. https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/toxic-and-non-toxic-plants/vining-peperomia. Accessed March 21, 2020.