Peperomia

Peperomia plant care and propagation guides.

  • Peperomia Quadrangularis
    Peperomia,  Plant Care

    Peperomia Quadrangularis

    Welcome to our peperomia quadrangularis care guide. It’s a really easy to care for plant and tolerant of most household conditions, just don’t over water it as they can get root rot easily. Peperomia Quadrangularis Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check it once a week but only water if soil is completely dry. Fertilizer: A balanced feed, once a month in spring and summer. Soil: 1 part perlite to 4 parts normal compost. Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 10°C-25°C (50°F-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Peperomia angulata. Common issues: Root rot. Introduction Peperomia quadrangularis aka the peperomia angulata aka…

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  • Peperomia Ruby Cascade
    Peperomia,  Plant Care

    Peperomia Ruby Cascade

    Peperomia Ruby Cascade care is straightforward, just avoid soggy soil around it’s roots. We cover all you need to know about care and propagation… 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. Humidity: 40-50%. Temperature: 20°C- 25°C (68-77°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Root rot. Introduction The peperomia ruby cascade is a beautiful, small-leaved peperomia with dark pink stems. It’s a really pretty…

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  • Peperomia Nivalis
    Peperomia,  Plant Care

    Peperomia Nivalis

    Welcome to our guide to peperomia nivalis care and propagation… Peperomia Nivalis Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check once a week, only water it if the soil is dry all the way down. Fertilizer: Use a balanced fertilizer in spring and summer. Soil: 80% potting compost with 20% perlite. Humidity:  40-50%. Temperature: 20°C to 25°C (68-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering and root rot. Introduction Peperomia nivalis is an easy to grow house plant which grows high up in the Andes in Peru. It is known for it’s soft fleshy oval canoe shaped leaves with translucent…

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  • Hope Peperomia
    Peperomia,  Plant Care

    Hope Peperomia

    A practical, no-nonsense guide to hope peperomia care and propagation… Hope Peperomia Summary Light needs: Low to medium indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Let your plant dry out fully before watering it again. Check it once a week Fertilizer: A balanced fertilizer once a month in the summer months. Soil: A well draining potting compost. Humidity: 40-50%. Temperature: 20°C to 25°C (68-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Peperomia rotundifolia, trailing jade. Common issues: Over watering. Introduction The hope peperomia does not grow naturally in the wild, it is a cross of two other natural peperomias (peperomia deppeana and peperomia quadrifolia). Its a really nice…

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  • Peperomia Scandens
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    Peperomia Scandens

    Welcome to our guide to the Peperomia Scandens care and propagation… Peperomia Scandens Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly and water only if dry most of the way down. Fertilizer: A well diluted balanced plant feed once a month in spring and summer. Soil: 80% potting compost and 20% perlite mix. Humidity: 40-50%. Temperature:  20°C- 25°C (68-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Root rot / overwatering. Introduction The peperomia scandens (a.k.a. cupid peperomia) is a vining epiphytic peperomia that is easy to grow. They are slow growing but easy going and low maintenance. They look…

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  • Peperomia Rana Verde
    Peperomia,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Peperomia Rana Verde

    Welcome to our guide to the Peperomia Rana Verde, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs. Peperomia Rana Verde Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, only water when soil is completely dry. Fertilizer: A very well diluted balanced feed every 3 or 4 weeks in spring and summer. Soil: A mix of 75% potting compost and 25% perlite. Humidity: 50-60%. Temperature: 18-25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Rippled Chinese Money Plant. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction The Peperomia Rana Verde is an easy to look after plant, and while small in size,…

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  • Peperomia Tetragona
    Peperomia,  Plant Care

    Peperomia Tetragona

    Welcome to our peperomia tetragona care guide, an easy to look after plant as long as you don’t overwater it… Peperomia Tetragona Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check it weekly and water when the soil is dry all the way down. Fertilizer: A balanced fertilizer once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A rich, well draining soil Humidity: 40-50%. Temperature: 20°C to 25°C (68-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Parallel Peperomia. Common issues: Overwatering causing root rot. Introduction The peperomia tetragona grows in Bolivia Paraguay and Peru. It makes a great little houseplant… See also: Peperomia…

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  • Peperomia Maculosa
    Peperomia,  Plant Care

    Peperomia Maculosa

    Welcome to our peperomia maculosa care guide, we cover all you need to know… Peperomia Maculosa Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Only water them when the soil is dry. Check them once a week. Fertilizer: Feed them a balanced fertilizer once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A standard potting compost with 20% perlite added. Humidity: 40-50%. Temperature: 20°C to 25°C (68-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering and root rot. Introduction The peperomia maculosa packs some serious punch in the looks department for a peperomia. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not hating on peperomias in general!…

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  • String Of Turtles
    Peperomia,  Plant Care

    String Of Turtles – Peperomia Prostrata Care

    Welcome to our care guide to the String Of Turtles… String Of Turtles Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. No direct sun. Watering needs: Check weekly but only water if almost totally dry. Fertilizer: A dedicated cactus and succulent feed once a month in spring and summer. Soil: Cactus and succulent mix. Humidity: 40 or 50%. Temperature: 20°C-27°C (70°F-80°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Peperomia Prostrata, Chain of Turtles. Common issues: Overwatering, root rot. Introduction We run down all you need to know about the string of turtles plant, aka the peperomia prostrata, which is known for it’s small turtle-shell like round…

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  • Peperomia Caperata
    Peperomia,  Plant Care

    Peperomia Caperata

    Welcome to our care guide to Peperomia Caperata care and propagation… Peperomia Caperata Care Summary Light needs: Low to bright indirect light. Watering needs: Check the soil once a week and only water if the top half is already dry. Fertilizer: A well diluted balanced plant feed once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining mix. Humidity: 40-50%. Temperature: 10°C-25°C (50°F-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Emerald ripple peperomia. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction The peperomia caperata aka the emerald ripple peperomia is an easy to care for house plant that originates from Brazil. It is known for its corrugated, rippled…

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