Plant Care Peperomia 'Red Watermelon'

Peperomia 'Red Watermelon'

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Taxonomy

Peperomia turboensis
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

How to care for Peperomia 'Red Watermelon'

Water

How often to water your Peperomia 'Red Watermelon'

Water needs for Peperomia 'Red Watermelon'
0.5 cups
every 9

Peperomia 'Red Watermelon' 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 'Red Watermelon'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Peperomia 'Red Watermelon' in your home

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

Peperomia 'Red Watermelon' 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Peperomia 'Red Watermelon'

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

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Care Summary for Peperomia 'Red Watermelon'

Peperomia 'Red Watermelon'

Peperomia 'Red Watermelon'


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.

What other plant parents say

Samfaplanta avatar
@Samfaplanta
leaf-1 20 Plants
xp 390 XP
08/05/2021

They like a snug pot with an aerated soil mix. Let them dry out mostly before watering. The leaves will droop a little when ready. Mines in terracotta and loves it!

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