Plant Care Jelly Peperomia

Jelly Peperomia

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Jelly Peperomia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Jelly Peperomia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

About Jelly 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 clusiifolia 'Jelly'

Also known as

Jelly Radiator Plant, Variegated Red Edged Radiator Plant and Ginny Peperomia

How to care for Jelly Peperomia


How often to water your Jelly Peperomia

Water needs for Jelly Peperomia
0.5 cups
every 9

Jelly 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 Jelly 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 Jelly Peperomia in your home

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

Jelly 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.

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How to fertilize Jelly Peperomia

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

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Care Summary for Jelly Peperomia

Jelly Peperomia

Jelly 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

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