Peperomia are incredibly easy-going, low-care houseplants–great for beginners! Native to South American rainforests, Peperomia grow in the cool understory of the rainforest. Slow-growing and compact, some varieties of Peperomia are often mistaken as succulents. LIGHT Your Peperomia prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate lower light conditions, but growth may slow. WATER Water your Peperomia when the soil is about 50-75% dry. Water thoroughly, until excess water flows from the drainage hole into the saucer, but do not allow your Peperomia to sit in excess water or soggy soil. Your Peperomia Rosso is similar to a succulent in that it stores water in its leaves and can tolerate drying out a bit between waterings. HUMIDITY Your Peperomia will tolerate average household humidity. However, like most tropical plants, it will benefit from added humidity. You can add humidity by placing a humidifier nearby, misting often, or using a pebble tray. TEMPERATURE Your Peperomia Rosso prefers average room temperatures. FOOD Your Peperomia will benefit from regular fertilizing during the growing season. Feed once per month in the spring and summer months with general houseplant fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength. TOXICITY Your Peperomia is non-toxic and pet-friendly! ADDITIONAL CARE Peperomia can be easily propagated through leaf cuttings. If you want to multiply your plants or share with a friend, make a cut on a stem below a leaf, and stick the stem into the water. Roots will begin to develop after a few weeks. Once roots develop, transfer to soil and keep moist.
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