Please note this is a stem cutting and NOT a potted plant. To grow place in water and allow roots to grow before planting.

Species Name: Peperomia rotundifolia, P. prostrata (syn.)  

Common name(s):Round-leaf Peperomia, String-of-Coins

Defining Characteristics: 

  • Unique and had to find peperomia 

  • Small, round, glossy leaves give it the common name “String-of Coins”  

  • Grows in a thick mass of vines making it great for hanging baskets or as terrarium groundcover

Temperature requirement: 65-75°F

Humidity:Moderate (30-70%)  to High Humid (70-100%)

Watering frequency: Light watering, Suggested watering time is every 7 to 10 days.  

Lighting: Partial Shad

Soil type: Well draining potting soil 

Soil pH: 6.0-7.0

Growth rate: Slow    

Height: Up to 12”   

Origin: Latin America; Mexico through Columbia, Peru, and in some parts of Southern Brazil.

Regional locality: Found creeping up trees in tropical rainforest

USDA Hardiness Zone: 10-11

Peperomia 'Pepperspot' Stem Cutting