Plant Care Variegated Teardrop Peperomia
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Variegated Teardrop Peperomia

Also known as

Variegated Teardrop

Taxonomy

Peperomia orba variegata
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

How to care for Variegated Teardrop Peperomia

Water

How often to water your Variegated Teardrop Peperomia

Water needs for Variegated Teardrop Peperomia
0.5 cups
every 9

Variegated Teardrop Peperomia 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 Variegated Teardrop Peperomia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Variegated Teardrop Peperomia in your home

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

Variegated Teardrop Peperomia 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 Variegated Teardrop Peperomia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Variegated Teardrop Peperomia

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

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Care Summary for Variegated Teardrop Peperomia

Variegated Teardrop Peperomia

Variegated Teardrop Peperomia


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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