Plant Care Pixie Peperomia
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Pixie Peperomia

4.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Pixie Peperomia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Pixie Peperomia has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Also known as

teardrop peperomia

Taxonomy

Peperomia orba
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

What other plant parents say

Pixie Peperomia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Pixie Peperomia has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
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@Ihsaisha
Bellingham, WA
Rating of the plant Pixie Peperomia named pepper by Ihsaisha on Greg, the plant care app
03/31/2021

Lets you know when it need water!

How to care for Pixie Peperomia

Water

How often to water your Pixie Peperomia

Water needs for Pixie Peperomia
0.5 cups
every 9

Pixie 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 Pixie Peperomia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Pixie Peperomia in your home

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

Pixie 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 city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Pixie Peperomia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pixie Peperomia

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

Care Summary for Pixie Peperomia

Pixie Peperomia

Pixie 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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