Named for its resemblance to the rind of a watermelon, this variety of peperomia typically maintains its compact size and bushy rosette appearance as it grows. Due to its small size, Watermelon Peperomia looks great when placed amongst groups of other plants or tucked in with your current home decor. It is a great plant for beginners as they aren't temperamental. Maintain basic care instructions, and this plant will thrive in your home or office.
- This plant needs filtered or dappled sunlight. You would want to place it in a well-lit room with windows, but away from direct light. A sunny window with sheer curtains is also a good idea.
- This plant has medium or moderate water needs and requires watering once or twice a week. It needs moist soil throughout the growing season for optimum growth and flowering. Water this plant when the soil is dry to touch.