Peperomia prostrata, commonly known as String of Turtles, is a delightful, easy to care for species in the Peperomia genus. The String of Turtles plant looks exactly as its common name describes. A string... of turtles.
Light: Bright to moderate indirect light
Water: Allow the soil to dry out 50% before watering. After watering, make sure the plant drains fully. Do not allow the plant to sit in water for more than an hour as this will cause root rot.
Air Purifying: Yes, known to remove formaldehyde from the air.
Toxicity: Non-toxic, pet-friendly.
Growth Rate: Slow growing.
Common Names: String of turtles, jade necklace
Origin: South America rainforests
*Please note: Plants may not look exactly as shown.