Peperomia Watermelon

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Lighting Requirements

Peperomia Watermelon is happiest in medium to bright light. Keep out of direct sunlight. If left under the sun too long, the colors and patterns fade. If there is not enough light the leaves turn into a darker green.

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Watering Needs

Water thoroughly when the top inch to two inches of the soil are dry. Allow the soil to dry out a bit between waterings. Always keep an eye on this plant as it will indicate it needs watering when the leaves begin to droop.

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Humidity

Peperomia Watermelon will enjoy a bit of extra humidity, Mist regularly or place it on top of a pebble tray to boost moisture.

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Temperature Preferences

These plants do the best between a temperature of 65-80 degrees during the day and should not be left in conditions colder than 60 degrees

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Fertilizer

Fertilize this plant once a month in the spring and summer months using a liquid or water-soluble indoor plant fertilizer at half strength. Make sure you water first before fertilizing.

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Pet-Friendly

Peperomia are considered to be non-toxic to humans, cats and dogs.