The Peperomia obtusifolia, also known as the baby rubber plant, is an easy-going houseplant characterized by its thick, succulent-like green leaves. A popular variety of Peperomia, it does not need much to thrive and might even reward you with white flower spikes once a year.
- Each plant is unique; size and shape fluctuate by season so all measurements are shown as a range
- Small plant measures between 5–10" tall from the soil line to the top of the foliage
- Medium plant measures between 8–12" tall from the soil line to the top of the foliage
- Arrives in a nursery grow pot nestled in your planter choice
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The Peperomia obtusifolia is native to the Tropical Americas and Caribbean, and is in the family Piperaceae. A popular houseplant, it is sometimes called a baby rubber plant because of its thick green leaves. This peperomia is easily propagated via leaf-cuttings, and is able to regenerate after completely dying back to the stem. Like other peperomias, the Obtusifolia is non-toxic, making it safe to keep around your furry friends. Under ideal conditions, it will flower indoors, producing narrow white spikes.
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