Plant Care Low Peperomia

Low Peperomia

4.3 out of 5 (3 experiences)

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

About Low 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 humilis

Also known as


How to care for Low Peperomia


How often to water your Low Peperomia

Water needs for Low Peperomia
0.5 cups
every 9

Low 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 Low 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 Low Peperomia in your home

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

Low 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 Low Peperomia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Low Peperomia

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

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Care Summary for Low Peperomia

Low Peperomia

Low 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

Low Peperomia has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Low Peperomia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Low Peperomia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Low Peperomia has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Low Peperomia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 131 XP
globe Auckland

love love love! super pretty and relatively easy to take care of!! deff recommend <3

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Fast grower Fast grower

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