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

Peperomia Pink Lady is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as a fast grower and having large, lush leaves with only 29 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Peperomia Pink Lady likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

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 Tampa, Florida.

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

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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 Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

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Growing Peperomia Pink Lady in Tampa right now

Light needs for plant Peperomia Pink Lady in Tampa, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

May 29th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Tampa is currently high 📈.

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 Tampa, Florida

Sunlight will increase by 6.9% ☀️

May 27th, 2022

Tampa is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tampa is expected to increase by 6.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 21.2 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Peperomia Pink Lady in Tampa, Florida

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

May 26th, 2022

This month, Tampa is getting an average of 10.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 6.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.7 total hours of dayli…

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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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Tampa, Florida ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Peperomia Pink Lady thrive 🌿!

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 Tampa, Florida

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

May 27th, 2022

The growing potential in Tampa is high 📈.

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 pla…

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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 Tampa, Florida, 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 9,605 XP
globe Orlando, Florida
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 5 Plants
xp 225 XP
globe Burnsville, North Carolina
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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