Emerald Ripple is a tropical plant born in the jungles. It may surprise you that this cute pet with succulent heart-shaped crinkled leaves is actually a Radiator Plant.
Emerald Ripple, also known as Little Fantasy Pepper, Green ripple peperomia, or ivy-leaf Peperomia, is an evergreen plant native to the South American tropics.
It belongs to the Piperaceae (pepper) family and got its common name from the dark color of its leaves, which reminds of the black pepper plant Piper nigrum. The plant has a wrinkled, wavy texture of the leaves, which are so dark they almost appear purple, and slender spikes of small greenish-white flowers; etoiles are usually pinkish to reddish. Emerald Ripple is commonly used as an interior specimen or a desktop plant.