Plant Care Jelly Plant
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Jelly Plant

4.5 out of 5 (15 experiences)

Jelly Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Jelly Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Baby Rubber Plant, Peperomia Jelly, Peperomia Tricolor, Ginny Peperomia and Angel Plant

Taxonomy

Peperomia clusiifolia
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

What other plant parents say

Jelly Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 6
Jelly Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 5
Jelly Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 5
Jelly Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 5
Jelly Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Jelly Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Jelly Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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@Littlebeep
Carbondale, IL
Rating of the plant Jelly Plant named Tricolor Peperomia by Littlebeep on Greg, the plant care app
03/15/2021

I love this plant! It was my first, and is constantly pushing out new growth! It’s easy to propagate as well, and beautiful when getting enough sunlight.

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@Apb0168
Hamilton, ON
Rating of the plant Jelly Plant named Pinky by Apb0168 on Greg, the plant care app
06/05/2021

Loved the pinky tips. It’s grown well. Easy to maintain.

How to care for Jelly Plant

Water

How often to water your Jelly Plant

Water needs for Jelly Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Jelly Plant 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 Jelly Plant

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.

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Finding light for Jelly Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Jelly Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Jelly Plant 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 city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Jelly Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Jelly Plant

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

Care Summary for Jelly Plant

Jelly Plant

Jelly Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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