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by DowntoEarth on February 20, 2006 05:33 AM
Does anyone here know what the name of this plant is?
This picture is of rooted cuttings taken from the mother I also have.
When the stems grow to about 8"-9" tall, they will start to flop over the rim, much like a wandering jew. I seem to remember the name started with an E, but I'm not positve

Thank you!
Susan

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by plants 'n pots on February 20, 2006 08:19 AM
Hi Susan!

That looks a lot like a pepperomia to me. I have a similar looking plant, but it's all green. The leaves and stems look the same though.

Have I asked you where upstate you are? I'm down in Rockland County, on the border of Bergen County in NJ.

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by dodge on February 20, 2006 08:21 AM
Just guessing ........The leaves look like in the Philodenden family......However it is spelled.
But I like it .
[Eek!]

dodge

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by DowntoEarth on February 20, 2006 02:11 PM
Thanks for the replies!

Lynne, that's it! I did some searching of peperomias and it's a "Peperomia scandens" Mystery solved! Thanks!
I live about two hours south of Syracuse, an hour east of Corning NY and VERY COLD as you well know!

Dodge,
The mature leaves on this plant are 1 to 1 1/2"

The variegated pattern of these leaves would sure make a nice large leafed philodendron though...

[Wink] Thanks again,
Susan

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