Plant Care Peperomia Red Log

Peperomia Red Log

Reviewed by: None | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

4.2 out of 5 (13 experiences)

Peperomia Red Log has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Peperomia Red Log has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

red log, red twist peperomia, red twist, Red Log Peperomia, peperomia, BellyButton Peperomia, verticillata peperomia, Peperomia verticillata., Peperomia Verticillia, Peperonia verticillia and red log plant


Peperomia verticillata

How to care for Peperomia Red Log


How often to water your Peperomia Red Log

Water needs for Peperomia Red Log
0.5 cups
every 9

Peperomia Red Log 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 Log

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Peperomia Red Log in your home

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

Peperomia Red Log 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 Red Log in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Peperomia Red Log

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

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Care Summary for Peperomia Red Log

Peperomia Red Log

Peperomia Red Log

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.

What other plant parents say

Peperomia Red Log has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
Peperomia Red Log has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Peperomia Red Log has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Peperomia Red Log has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
That_loser_xd avatar
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 227 XP
globe Rock Spring, GA

Grows very very fast! I think it’s adorable how quickly this plant begins to lean towards the light! :)

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Carlie avatar
leaf-1 10 Plants
xp 689 XP
globe Louisville, KY

The leaves rise at fall a lot and once I watered her right, she grew fast! ❤️

Elbarto avatar
leaf-1 30 Plants
xp 1,007 XP
globe Victoria, British Columbia

Gorgeous red underside to the leaves and stems.

It’s a mix of a succulent and a plant I love it!

Fast grower Fast grower

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