Plant Care Beetle Peperomia

Beetle Peperomia

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

5.0 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Beetle Peperomia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Beetle Peperomia has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

About Beetle Peperomia

Did you know Peperomia plants belong to the pepper family, along with black peppercorns? Their fruits and seeds have traveled one of the longest distances ever recorded, over 3000 miles to an island in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, while stuck to a bird's feet! 🦅 They can be easily propagated by leaves which make them super easy to share with friends!


Peperomia quadrangularis

Also known as

Peperomia angulata, Peperomia Angulata and peperomia quadrangularius

How to care for Beetle Peperomia


How often to water your Beetle Peperomia

Water needs for Beetle Peperomia
0.5 cups
every 9

Beetle Peperomia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Beetle Peperomia

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Beetle Peperomia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Beetle Peperomia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Beetle Peperomia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Beetle Peperomia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Beetle Peperomia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Beetle Peperomia: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Beetle Peperomia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Beetle Peperomia

Beetle Peperomia

Beetle Peperomia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Beetle Peperomia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Beetle Peperomia has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Beetle Peperomia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Beetle Peperomia has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Beetle Peperomia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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Grows fast, and is perfect in a small pot.

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