Plant Care Peperomia axillaris

Peperomia axillaris

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Peperomia axillaris has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Taco Plant and peperomia


Peperomia axillaris

How to care for Peperomia axillaris


How often to water your Peperomia axillaris

Water needs for Peperomia axillaris
0.5 cups
every 9

Peperomia axillaris 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 axillaris

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Peperomia axillaris in your home

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

Peperomia axillaris 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 Peperomia axillaris

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

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Care Summary for Peperomia axillaris

Peperomia axillaris

Peperomia axillaris

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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