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    The Peperomia 'Frost' is a distinctive cultivar of the Peperomia genus, appreciated for its stunning foliage. The leaves of the Peperomia 'Frost' are characterized by their frosted appearance, which comes from the fine, silvery sheen over a deep green background. This feature, along with its compact growth habit, makes it a highly decorative plant suitable for indoor environments. Like other members of the Peperomia family, it's known for being low-maintenance and adaptable, making it a great choice for both novice and experienced plant enthusiasts.

    🌿 Botanical Name: Peperomia caperata 'Frost'

    💧 Care Level: Easy. The 'Frost' variety shares the easy-care traits of the Peperomia family, making it suitable for a wide range of indoor conditions.

    📏 Size: Typically grows to about 8-10 inches (20-25 cm) in height and width. Its compact size makes it ideal for desktops, shelves, and other small spaces.

    ☀️ Light: Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate moderate to low light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves. A north-facing window or a spot that receives filtered light through sheer curtains would be perfect.

    💧 Water: Water when the top inch of the soil has dried out. Peperomia 'Frost' does not like to be overwatered, as this can lead to root rot. It's better to underwater than overwater this plant.

    💦 Humidity: Average room humidity is generally adequate, but like many Peperomias, it can appreciate slightly higher humidity levels. However, it will tolerate a range of humidity conditions.

    🌡️ Temperature: Thrives in average room temperatures between 60°F to 80°F (15°C to 27°C). Protect it from drafts and sudden temperature changes to avoid stress.

    🌱 Soil: Prefers well-draining potting mix. A mixture specifically designed for succulents or cacti, which typically includes perlite or sand for improved drainage, is ideal.

    🌱 Fertilizing: Fertilize lightly during the growing season (spring to summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer, diluted to half the recommended strength. Do not over-fertilize, as this can harm the plant.

    🔄 Pruning: Pruning is not typically necessary for the health of the plant but can be done to shape the plant or encourage bushier growth. Trimming back leggy stems can help maintain a compact and attractive appearance.

    🍃 Pests and Diseases: Peperomia 'Frost' is relatively pest-resistant. However, keep an eye out for common houseplant pests such as spider mites, mealybugs, and fungus gnats. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so ensure good cultural practices to prevent issues.

    Propagation: Easily propagated from leaf cuttings or stem cuttings. Simply cut a leaf or stem, allow it to dry for a day to form a callus, then plant it in moist potting soil. Keep the soil lightly moist and provide bright, indirect light until the cuttings root.

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