Plant Care Peperomia Abricos

Peperomia Abricos

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 11/08/2022

About Peperomia Abricos

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 caperata 'Abricos'

Also known as

Peperomia Apricot and Peperomia caperata 'Abricos Ripple'

How to care for Peperomia Abricos


How often to water your Peperomia Abricos

Water needs for Peperomia Abricos
0.5 cups
every 9

Peperomia Abricos 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 Abricos

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 Peperomia Abricos in your home

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

Peperomia Abricos 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 Peperomia Abricos in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Peperomia Abricos

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

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Care Summary for Peperomia Abricos

Peperomia Abricos

Peperomia Abricos

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.

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