Benny, the Taco Plant Peperomia

Peperomia axillaris
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SKU: TACO.1587 Category: Tags: ,

Meet Benny! His life motto is “Tacos for All!” and he is not wrong. So many little rolled taco leaves on each stem. He is one bold, taco-folding individual! As a semi-succulent, Benny says please chill with the watering. But as a native to tropical climates, he loves humidity and would love his habitat to include a humidity tray or a daily spritzing.

We recommend planting this plug in our Cactus & Succulent soil.

This plant ships as a 1″ fully rooted starter plant, as shown in the second photo. It will come wrapped in moss and tucked in a growers pot for safety. The terra cotta pot with the mature plant, shown in the first photo, is not included.
If you order multiple plants, we put them together in one pot so they stay moist and insulated. If you think we haven’t sent the full order, please take out the plants from the pot first to count them.

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  • Botanical name: Peperomia axillaris
  • Needs bright indirect light. Only place this plant in a southern or western window if it does not receive any direct sun.
  • Considered semi-succulent so be careful not to overwater.
  • Loves humidity, does great in a terrarium.
  • Non-toxic to pets and people
  • Skill Level: Beginner