Plant Care Cupid Peperomia

Cupid Peperomia

5.0 out of 5 (3 experiences)

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

Also known as

Radiator Plant

Taxonomy

Peperomia scandens
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

What other plant parents say

Cupid Peperomia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Cupid Peperomia has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Cupid Peperomia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Cupid Peperomia has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
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@Barbara
Novato, CA
Rating of the plant Cupid Peperomia named Peperomia scandens ‘variegata’ by Barbara on Greg, the plant care app
07/14/2021

My variegated Peperomia scandens has been a hardy plant despite my feeble attempts to keep it alive. I almost killed it by overwatering, but with emergency first aid it recovered and has grown from …

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How to care for Cupid Peperomia

Water

How often to water your Cupid Peperomia

Water needs for Cupid Peperomia
0.5 cups
every 9

Cupid 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 Cupid Peperomia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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 Cupid Peperomia in your home

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

Cupid 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 city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cupid Peperomia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cupid Peperomia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cupid 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 Cupid Peperomia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Cupid Peperomia

Cupid Peperomia

Cupid Peperomia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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