Plant Care Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello'

Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello'

4.3 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello'
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

How to care for Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello'

Water

How often to water your Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello'

Water needs for Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello'
0.5 cups
every 9

Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello' 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 Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello' 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello'

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

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Care Summary for Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello'

Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello'

Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello'


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.

What other plant parents say

Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Peperomia 'Amigo Marcello' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Blanca avatar
@Blanca
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 127 XP
06/16/2021

this plant needs lots of light. i has Jenny in my bedroom but had to move her to the sunroom as she was doing about as good as that picture i have of her which is pretty bad

Browns easily Browns easily
Getplanting avatar
@Getplanting
leaf-1 27 Plants
xp 475 XP
05/14/2021

honestly a cute plant but she’s so sensitive. her leafs will fall off so easily, I shake my plants lightly to mimic wind in their natural habitat, this also helps them to grow faster and stronger stems. whenever I do it to this plant at least 4 leafs will fly off . but she’s a easy plant to care for and fairly cute I think anyone could care for it just be sure not to water too much it’s better to forget than to water to early.

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor

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