Peperomia glabella is a beautiful, glossy green native of South America and will grow into a bushy, eventually trailing plant with oval shaped leaves that could measure approximately 2" wide and 2 3/4" long. Red stems accentuate the green foliage of Peperomia glabella. Peperomia glabella is a very good grower that will be easy to maintain at any size you wish. Just pinch Peperomia glabella back if it starts to outgrow its space.
Peperomia glabella is a vining plant, and is best planted in the background or back areas of a naturalistic vivarium, where Peperomia glabella will grow up the back and hardscape.
Peperomia glabella has moderate lighting needs. More intense light will result in quicker growth and bushier foliage. Peperomia glabella has moderate water needs. Peperomia glabella enjoys fairly frequent waterings, but need to be allowed to dry out slightly between waterings. Because of this, planting Peperomia glabella higher up in the background of a vivarium may be a good decision. Peperomia glabella is a vining plant and a fairly moderate/fast grower, spreading quite easily in a naturalistic vivarium. Peperomia glabella does not require air circulation, but providing air circulation will aid in drying Peperomia glabella out between waterings. Peperomia glabella makes a great accent and background plant in a naturalistic vivarium.