Plant Care Prayer Pepper

Prayer Pepper


Peperomia dolabiformis

How to care for Prayer Pepper


How often to water your Prayer Pepper

Water needs for Prayer Pepper
0.5 cups
every 9

Prayer Pepper 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 Prayer Pepper

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.

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Finding light for Prayer Pepper in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Prayer Pepper: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Prayer Pepper 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.

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How to fertilize Prayer Pepper

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

Care Summary for Prayer Pepper

Prayer Pepper

Prayer Pepper

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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