Variegated Peperomia house plant is an attractive decoration on a table or desktop in your home or office. It is a favourite houseplant because of its beautiful robust green and cream shiny thick leaves. It needs a small place as it is smaller and grows slowly overall maximum height of 10-12 inches high. Hence, you can place it anywhere in small pots, hanging baskets or window boxes. Grow Peperomia plants in low light or under fluorescent lighting. Peperomia plant needs enough oxygen on roots, include perlite or coarse gravel mixture to receive air circulation otherwise, plants will start wilting. These ornamental plants have small flower spikes but they are grown for its foliage.\u00a0These plants grow\u00a0very slow and have a bushy appearance. Scientific Name: Peperomia\u00a0Obtusifolia Variegata Common Name:\u00a0Spoonleaf Peperomia, Baby Rubber Plant,\u00a0Pepper Face, American Rubber Plant Family: Piperaceae Toxicity: Non-poisonous to cats and dogs Benefits:\u00a0Cleans the air by emitting high oxygen content, and purifies indoor air by removing chemicals, such as formaldehyde or other toxins. Peperomia Care Peperomia plants foliage\u00a0have succulents look and need care like similar plants.\u00a0 Peperomia needs bright indirect light. Insufficient light stops growing and direct sunlight burns the leaves. It can grow also under\u00a0fluorescent lights. Peperomia has thick waxy leaves which can hold water and allow the plant to resist long periods without moisture. Do not over water, it results in root-rot. Before you water, check the topsoil is dried out. Water Peperomia plants from the bottom to keep the leaves dry. Keeping peperomia leaves dry and providing good air circulation will prevent plant diseases. Fertilize Peporomia occasionally with a basic houseplant food diluted to 1\/2 the recommended strength after watering. Do not re- Pot Peporomia to a large container. If the roots filled the existing pot re-pot into the next size planter with well-aerated loose potting soil that drains quickly. Baby Rubber Plant will not tolerate soggy soil. Propagation Peperomia plants can be propagated with stem cuttings, leaf cuttings and plant division. Before planting, allow the cuttings to dry out overnight.