Plant Care Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage'

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage'

Taxonomy

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage'
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

How to care for Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage'

💦 Water

How often to water your Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage'

Water needs for Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage'
0.5 cups
every 9

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' 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 metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' 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 metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage': 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 metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' Light Requirements →

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' →

When and How to Successfully Repot Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' →


💩 Fertilizer

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' to go dormant in the summertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.


🌎 Native Region

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage' is native to Worldwide.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage'

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage'

Peperomia metallica 'Harmony's High Voltage'


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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