The Peperomia Argyreia/ Watermelon Begonia, is a very fresh and eye-catching indoor plant. The plants watermelon-esque leaves lend themselves to the common name of the plant and, on top of that, make the plant very unique when compared to the vast majority of other indoor plants out there. Each leaf is a shade of dark green, a very pale, mint green with deep red stalks below.
Light – Bright, indirect – Keep out of the harh afternoon rays. North facing windows will create the perfect spot.
Humidity – Low
Watering – Being semi succulent it will hate overwatering and prone to root rot if its home is continuously moist. Water once the first 5cm (2inch) of potting mix is dry. Watering less in the winter when the ambient temperstues drop.
Care – Opposed to cold temperatures, Enjoys being amongst other plants, and away from any draughs.
Nursery Pot Size – 17cm
Each plant has its own character, they differ in shape, size and fullness. Size featured on the photo is approximate, but all plants are roughly around that size and fullness. Decorative Pots are not included.