Peperomia are among the simplest plants to grow making them an excellent plant choice for new plant parents. These plants can take some neglect and still thrive. Their fleshy leaves contain moisture, so if you forget to water now and then the plant will have water stores and not suffer greatly. There is a wide array of peperomias in different colors, shapes, and sizes. Many plant lovers collect peperomias due to their ease of care and variety of selection.
Peperomias enjoy a range of light from bright, indirect light to medium light. The more light they get, the faster they will grow. Fertilize peperomias monthly with a well-balanced fertilizer for house plants. Water the plants when they top one or two inches of soil feel dry to the touch. These plant will slow their growth during the winter and will not require as much water as they do during warm periods when they are actively growing. Trim these plants only when there is an occasional yellow leaf or to help maintain a specific desired shape.
Some of our favorites: ‘Ginny,’ ‘Green,’ ‘Marble,’ ‘Watermelon’
Note: These plants are grown for decorative purposes and are not intended for human or animal consumption
Outstanding Features: Attractive foliage and highly collectible
Insignificant white flowers
Water when the top two inches of soil feel dry.
Well-balanced fertilizer throughout the growing season
High, bright indirect light to medium
Varies depending on the variety
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