Plant Care Arid-Land Peperomia

Arid-Land Peperomia

3.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Arid-Land Peperomia has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Arid-Land Peperomia has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet

About Arid-Land 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 blanda

Also known as

Peperomia Japonica and Japonica

How to care for Arid-Land Peperomia


How often to water your Arid-Land Peperomia

Water needs for Arid-Land Peperomia
0.5 cups
every 9

Arid-Land Peperomia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Phoenix, Arizona.

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 Arid-Land Peperomia

Water 0.5 cups every

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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.

Plant care guide for Arid-Land Peperomia in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

58% Medium

Finding light for Arid-Land Peperomia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Arid-Land Peperomia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Arid-Land 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..️

Phoenix, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Arid-Land Peperomia

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

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Care Summary for Arid-Land Peperomia

Arid-Land Peperomia

Arid-Land Peperomia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Arid-Land Peperomia has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Arid-Land Peperomia has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Arid-Land Peperomia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Arid-Land Peperomia has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Arid-Land Peperomia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
@katelinlomond avatar
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 253 XP
globe Grande Prairie, Alberta

Was a little nervous as my plant was browning and looking a little rough, but I left it and continued watering as the app told me to and its doing so well now. It does brown easily but I love this plant and the look it brings my home.

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily

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