Plant Care Peperomia 'Little Toscani'

Peperomia 'Little Toscani'

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

About Peperomia 'Little Toscani'

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!

Taxonomy

Peperomia 'Little Toscani'
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

How to care for Peperomia 'Little Toscani'

Water

How often to water your Peperomia 'Little Toscani'

Water needs for Peperomia 'Little Toscani'
0.5 cups
every 9

Peperomia 'Little Toscani' 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 Peperomia 'Little Toscani'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Peperomia 'Little Toscani' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Peperomia 'Little Toscani': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Peperomia 'Little Toscani' 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 region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Peperomia 'Little Toscani' in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Peperomia 'Little Toscani'

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

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Care Summary for Peperomia 'Little Toscani'

Peperomia 'Little Toscani'

Peperomia 'Little Toscani'


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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