Plant Care Peperomia meridiana

Peperomia meridiana

About Peperomia meridiana

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

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


Peperomia meridiana

How to care for Peperomia meridiana


How often to water your Peperomia meridiana

Water needs for Peperomia meridiana
0.5 cups
every 9

Peperomia meridiana 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 meridiana

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Peperomia meridiana in your home

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

Peperomia meridiana 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 Peperomia meridiana

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

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Care Summary for Peperomia meridiana

Peperomia meridiana

Peperomia meridiana

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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