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Peperomia humilis var. cumulicola

Peperomia humilis var. cumulicola

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Peperomia humilis var. cumulicola

Peperomia humilis var. cumulicola


(Micropiper leptostachyon, Peperomia cumulicola, Peperomia humilis)

Common Name(s)

Low Peperomia

Phonetic Spelling
peh-per-ROH-mee-uh HUE-mil-is var koo-moo-LEE-koh-lah
Perennial herb 4 - 10 inches tall, erect, sometimes forming dense colonies on the ground or rarely on tree trunks and branches.

Optimum requirements are a brightly lit but shady spot in well-drained soil that does not dry out excessively.

Does well as a houseplant as long as it isn't overwatered and given well-drained soil. Most failures are due to overwatering.
Native Range
E. coast of FL, from Duval County south to Martin County.
Hardiness Zone(s)
9b --to-- 10a
Evergreen, Long-lived, Perennial
Terrestrial on shell middens.
Part Sun --to-- Light Shade
Growth Habit
Forms colonies in shady well-drained soils. Grows to about 12" tall.
Soil Texture
Organic (Humus), Well Drained
-- Seeds
--Leaf Cuttings
--Leaf-Bud Cuttings (Single Node Cuttings), used for many trailing vines and when space or cutting material is limited.
--Cane Cuttings
--Herbaceous Stem Cuttings are made from nonwoody, herbaceous plants.
Not wet but not extremely dry
Salt Water Tolerance
Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance
Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.
Recommended Uses
Houseplant, Native Planting, Naturalized Area
Pot Size
4in. Pot (19.4 fl. oz./0.57 L)
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