Add a splash of fruitiness to your indoor garden and bring in a tropical vibe by growing these Plants that Look like Watermelons!
Wish to capture the essence of watermelon in your home all year round? What if we tell you there are specimens with foliage that gives off that iconic watermelon vibe? We kid you not! Here are the most vibrant Plants that Look like Watermelons!
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Plants that Look like Watermelons
1. String of Watermelon
Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii var. woodii
2. Watermelon Peperomia
Botanical Name: Peperomia argyreia
The plant gets its name from its striking foliage, which resembles the rind of a watermelon.
Its leaves are green with silver stripes and have a glossy texture.
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3. Watermelon Begonia
Botanical Name: Peperomia caperata
Also famous as the Ripple Radiator Plant, it features similar watermelon-like foliage. Its leaves have a rippled texture and a distinctive green and silver pattern.
Botanical Name: Calathea rufibarba ‘Freddy’
While not specifically called a “watermelon” plant, Calathea ‘Freddy’ has leaves with a unique pattern resembling a watermelon’s skin, with a glossy sheen.
Botanical Name: Fittonia spp
Nerve plants have leaves with intricate veining and patterns that can resemble watermelon skin. They come in various colors, including green, pink, and red.
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6. Watermelon Dischidia
Botanical Name: Dischidia ovata
The foliage of Dischidia ovata is often likened to the skin or rind of a watermelon due to its distinctive pattern and coloration. The leaves are generally oval-shaped.
7. Watermelon Vine
Botanical Name: Pellionia repens
Its leaves exhibit a dark green base color with lighter, often silver-green, veining that runs parallel to the leaf margins. It makes it strikingly similar to that of a watermelon’s skin.