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10 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Radiator Plant Overview
These evergreen perennials are frequently grown as houseplants due to their ability to adapt to a range of atmospheres. Its succulent dull green deep leaves are slightly pointed are produced on low spreading branches and have lighter veins. Liberty Hyde Bailey, known as the 'Father of American Horticulture', is associated with giving Peperomia the common name of Radiator Plant.
Common problems with Radiator Plant
Generally pest & disease free.
How to harvest Radiator Plant
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Radiator Plant
Take tip, leaf or stem cuttings in either Spring or Autumn.
Special features of Radiator Plant
Some varieties of Peperomia make good hanging plant specimens and nice additions as small bathroom plants.