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!


Peperomia caperata 'Pink Lady'

Also known as

Pink Lady Peperomia and peperomia pink lady

How to care for Peperomia Pink Lady


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 Fort Collins, Colorado.

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

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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 Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado

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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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Fort Collins, Colorado ⛅.


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.

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Care Summary for Peperomia Pink Lady

Peperomia Pink Lady

Peperomia Pink Lady

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Fort Collins, Colorado, 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
leaf-1 57 Plants
xp 10,343 XP
globe Orlando, FL

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
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 334 XP
globe Burnsville, NC

Love watching the pink leaves pop up!

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

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