Plant Care Columnar Peperomia

Columnar Peperomia

Also known as

radiator plant

Taxonomy

Peperomia columella
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

How to care for Columnar Peperomia

Water

How often to water your Columnar Peperomia

Water needs for Columnar Peperomia
0.5 cups
every 9

Columnar Peperomia 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 Columnar Peperomia

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 Columnar Peperomia in Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

59% Medium

Growing Columnar Peperomia in Tampa right now

Light needs for plant Columnar Peperomia in Tampa, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

December 1st, 2021

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Tampa is currently medium 👌.

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

Read more

Light needs for plant Columnar Peperomia in Tampa, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 18.3% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Tampa is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tampa is expected to decrease by 18.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per day…

Read more

Light needs for plant Columnar Peperomia in Tampa, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Tampa is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of daylig…

Read more

Finding light for Columnar Peperomia in your home

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

Columnar Peperomia 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..️

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Columnar Peperomia

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Humidity
Soil
Fertilizer
Dormancy

Care Summary for Columnar Peperomia

Columnar Peperomia

Columnar Peperomia


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.

Trending in your area

Similar to Columnar Peperomia

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in