Peperomia

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Lighting Requirements

Peperomia are very tolerant of a range of lighting conditions, from low light to bright indirect light. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight, as this could damage your plant.

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Watering Needs

You can water your Peperomia sparingly, allowing the tops few inches of soil to dry out between waterings. If your plant is wilting despite having enough water, you may want to switch soils. Peperomia like a coarse, gravelly soil that allows the roots to receive air.

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Humidity

Peperomia are tolerant of lower humidity environments, but will thrive with an occasional misting or in close proximity to a pebble tray filled with water.

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Temperature Preferences

Peperomia do well in a temperature range fro 65 degrees to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Avoid exposure to cool drafts that could damage the plant.

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Fertilizer

Fertilize every other week during the spring or summer with a diluted or half strength fertilizer. You can forgo fertilizing during the winter.

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Pet-Friendly

Yes, Peperomia are non-toxic! You can feel safe having these plants around your pets.

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Extra Care

If you loose a leaf, consider propagating it! Peperomia propagate easily if you place the broken leaf on top of soil in a warm area. It may help to mist the cutting occasionally. Once you see some root growth, insert the rooted section into the soil and water normally.