Plant Care Peperomia Burbella

Peperomia Burbella

About Peperomia Burbella

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!

Taxonomy

Peperomia caperata 'Burbella'
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

How to care for Peperomia Burbella

Water

How often to water your Peperomia Burbella

Water needs for Peperomia Burbella
0.5 cups
every 9

Peperomia Burbella 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 Peperomia Burbella

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Peperomia Burbella in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

58% Medium

Finding light for Peperomia Burbella in your home

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

Peperomia Burbella 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 ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Peperomia Burbella

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

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Care Summary for Peperomia Burbella

Peperomia Burbella

Peperomia Burbella


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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.

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