Peperomia Ruby Cascade care is straightforward, just avoid soggy soil around it’s roots…
Peperomia Ruby Cascade Summary
|Light needs:||Bright indirect sunlight.|
|Watering needs:||Let it dry out almost completely before watering again. Check it once a week.|
|Fertilizer:||A really well diluted balanced plant feed once a month in spring and summer.|
|Soil:||A well draining mix with plenty of perlite.|
|Temperature:||20°C- 25°C (68-77°F).|
|Where to buy:||Try one of these Rare Plant Shops.|
|Common issues:||Root rot.|
The peperomia ruby cascade is a beautiful, small-leaved peperomia with dark pink stems. It’s a really pretty hanging plant.
Bright indirect sunlight is the best, they’ll be ok in areas with slightly less light and a bit further back from the window.
How Often to Water A Peperomia Ruby Cascade
Let it dry out almost completely before watering again. Check it once a week. Be really careful about overwatering.
Use a very well diluted balanced plant feed once a month in the spring and summer.
Give your peperomia a well-draining mix with plenty of perlite. The water should be able to drain away easily, and keep the roots from sitting in soggy soil which can cause root rot in peperomias quite easily.
When To Repot A Peperomia Ruby Cascade
Repot them up a size in spring if they have outgrown their current pot.
40-50% is great, which is the higher end of most households.
20°C- 25°C (68-77°F) is a good range for these plants. They should be fine in almost all homes as long as you don’t let them get too cold in the winter.
Peperomia Ruby Cascade Water Propagation
The ruby cascade grows very quickly and is easy to propagate with stem cuttings on water. Follow these steps:
- Cut a stem cutting with at least 4 nodes, you can take a long branch and make quite a few cuttings, make sure each one has 4 nodes.
- Take the leaves from the bottom 2 nodes, leave leaves on the top 2 nodes only. Roots will grow from the bottom node.
- Put the cutting in a jar of filtered tap water and put it in a warm place with plenty of indirect sunlight.
- Wait up to two months for roots to grow to a decent size.
- Pot it up into soil, water it in and your done!
Where To Buy A Peperomia Ruby Cascade
Try one of these Rare Plant Shops.
FAQs and Common Problems
Peperomias are epiphytic, they grow in tree bark in the wild and cannot sit in heavy soil it can cause root rot more easily than some other plants, so make sure they are in a really well draining mix, and you let it dry out before watering again.