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Zoom Peperomia obtusifolia variegata
Zoom Peperomia obtusifolia variegata
Zoom Peperomia obtusifolia variegata
Zoom Peperomia obtusifolia variegata
Zoom Peperomia obtusifolia variegata

Peperomia obtusifolia variegata

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These semi-succulent beauties originate from the tropical rainforests of South America! It is also known as the baby rubber plant although they are totally unrelated. They have thick upright stems and thick glossy green leaves that will wrinkle when in desperate need of water. 

The fact that these plants can effectively use fluorescent light for photosynthesis as well as their compact habit, striking foliage and tolerance of neglect make them possibly the the best office (or home office) plant ever!

    Peperomia obtusifolia variegata


    Caring for your Peperomia obtusifolia variegata


    These babies will grow happily in low light or even in fluorescent light but will maintain the best variegation in bright, indirect, natural light.

    Managing Growth

    They are currently approximately about 20cm tall and will remain fairly compact.


    Water when the top 2-3 cm of soil in the pot dries out, water less in winter. They are tolerant of drying out but will quickly die if overwatered so if in doubt, let them dry out. If possible avoid wetting the leaves when watering especially in winter!

    For more detailed care information, please refer to the our Plant Care Guides.

    Our special eco packaging

    No Plant Stress

    Our plant packaging is designed by people know how to keep plants fresh and healthy in transit. Your plants will enjoy a comfortable trip directly from our greenhouse to your door in just a few of days. Your plant will not have to deal with the stress of being bare rooted for transport (how most plants are sent) and you won’t have to deal with the mess and fuss of potting up your new plant when you receive it.

    Stability Support

    The plastic pot will be wrapped in a calico bag to keep the soil in place, it will then be tied into a specially designed cardboard insert which will keep it stable and upright throughout its journey. The insert will be glued in place on top of your cardboard wrapped ceramic pot to hold it down and your plant up!

    No Re-Potting

    Your plant will come in its plastic pot which we make sure fits perfectly in whichever ceramic pot you choose. Our packaging has been designed to allow us to send your beautiful ceramic pot along with your plant, fully potted, yep in soil, together in the same box.

    Fully Recyclable

    The thing that we’re most proud of is that our packaging is fully recyclable and re-useable so you don’t have to feel bad about generating more packaging waste. In fact you should feel awesome because ordering from us, online, will generate way less emissions than if you were to drive to the nursery to buy a plant. The only plastic you get will be the plastic pot that your plant comes in and these can be re-used or recycled.


    Please note, due to quarantine restrictions on plants and soil, we are not able to deliver plants to WA, NT and TAS.


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    If your address is serviceable, a live rate is provided by our delivery partner Shippit. Unfortunately we cannot provide Free Delivery for these locations.

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    Our products are delivered in fully recyclable packaging, plastic free through carbon neutral postal services.

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    From every item purchased, we donate $1 towards protecting and regenerating the Daintree Rainforest.

    Well-loved Plants

    Lovingly reared plants by our qualified horticulturist.

    Custom Packaging

    A fully recyclable transport system designed especially for plants & pots.

    Prepped for Travel

    Well hydrated and packed no longer than they need to.

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    2-4 day delivery to major metro locations in Australia.


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