Plant Care Peperomia Pink Lady

Peperomia Pink Lady

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Peperomia Pink Lady has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Peperomia Pink Lady has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

About Peperomia Pink Lady

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 'Pink Lady'
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

Also known as

Pink Lady Peperomia and peperomia pink lady

How to care for Peperomia Pink Lady

Water

How often to water your Peperomia Pink Lady

Water needs for Peperomia Pink Lady
0.5 cups
every 9

Peperomia Pink Lady needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Dallas, Texas.

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 Pink Lady

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 Pink Lady in Dallas, Texas

Dallas, Texas

55% Medium

Growing Peperomia Pink Lady in Dallas right now

Light needs for plant Peperomia Pink Lady in Dallas, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Dallas is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Peperomia Pink Lady in Dallas, Texas

Sunlight will decrease by 23.7% ☀️

November 28th, 2022

Dallas is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Dallas is expected to decrease by 23.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Peperomia Pink Lady in Dallas, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

November 24th, 2022

This month, Dallas is getting an average of 9.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for Peperomia Pink Lady in your home

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

Peperomia Pink Lady 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..️

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Peperomia Pink Lady

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

When to repot Peperomia Pink Lady

Nutrient needs for plant Peperomia Pink Lady in Dallas, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 26th, 2022

The growing potential in Dallas is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …

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Care Summary for Peperomia Pink Lady

Peperomia Pink Lady

Peperomia Pink Lady


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Peperomia Pink Lady has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Peperomia Pink Lady has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Peperomia Pink Lady has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Bjoyce avatar
@Bjoyce
leaf-1 57 Plants
xp 10,286 XP
globe Orlando, FL
01/11/2022

It’s fine. I’ve realized I’m not a huge fan of peperomia. It definitely needed more light than I was giving it, so I’m hoping the grow light I put in helps a bit.

Lbrensk avatar
@Lbrensk
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 299 XP
globe Burnsville, NC
12/25/2021

Love watching the pink leaves pop up!

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor

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