About Peperomia nivalis
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!
How to care for Peperomia nivalis
Peperomia nivalis needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Nashville, Tennessee.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
February 5th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Nashville is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
February 5th, 2023
Nashville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Nashville is expected to increase by 36.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.7 megajoules of energy per …
February 3rd, 2023
This month, Nashville is getting an average of 6.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 10.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of d…
Peperomia nivalis may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.
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 nivalis after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.