Watermelon Peperomia are a great choice for houseplants as they are low maintenance, and clean the air. Like their namesake the leaves of the Peperomia Argyreia have lovely green and silver stripes, like the skin of a watermelon. Tiny green flower spikes appear in summer.
A real stand out to your collection, they are very easy to care for, would make a great choice for a newbie plant parent or to give as a gift.
- Nursery pot size: 12cm
- Height (approx.): 20cm
Fancy a lovely pot to put this beauty in? Here is our collection of pots which fit 12cm to 16cm nursery pots.
Sending as a gift? Pimp your plant gift by adding one of our beautiful botanical greeting cards, made by us in collaboration with local artist extraordinaire, Kate Summerville.
- Origin: South America
- Light: Likes bright to moderate, indirect light. A north or east facing windowsill is ideal. Doesn't like too much direct sunlight.
- Watering: Water once top 50% of soil dries out. Ideally water from the bottom as the stems can be prone to rot if they get very wet.
- Temperature: They prefer warm rooms. Keep away from cold draughts.
- Pets: Not troublesome to pets.
Note: All our plants are unique, the plant you receive might not be identical to the one photographed but we're sure you're going to love it either way!
*Price is for plant in nursery pot only, does not include decorative pot.
Peperomia argyreia - Watermelon plant
SENDING AS A GIFT
We can only deliver to Isle of Man addresses. Any orders placed for delivery off island will be cancelled and refunded.
We offer local doorstep deliveries island wide.
Worried about not being in? No need, we're happy to leave your plant in a safe place. In the shed, under the red bin, with a neighbour, wherever suits you! Just leave us a note at the checkout.
We make deliveries every Wednesday and Saturday, your preferred day can be selected in the drop-down menu at the checkout. If neither of these work for you, get in touch and we'll see if can arrange something. Likewise, if you would like a plant to be delivered as a gift on a day other than Wednesday or Saturday, please get in touch and we'll see what we can do!