Plant Care Raindrop Peperomia

Raindrop Peperomia

4.5 out of 5 (40 experiences)

Raindrop Peperomia has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Raindrop Peperomia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

raindrop chinese money plant, peperomia raindrop, owl eye peperomia and Coin Leaf Peperonia


Peperomia polybotrya

How to care for Raindrop Peperomia


How often to water your Raindrop Peperomia

Water needs for Raindrop Peperomia
0.5 cups
every 9

Raindrop 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 Raindrop Peperomia

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Raindrop Peperomia in your home

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

Raindrop 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 Raindrop Peperomia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Raindrop Peperomia

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

Difficulty Level

Raindrop Peperomia is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
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Native Region

Care Summary for Raindrop Peperomia

Raindrop Peperomia

Raindrop Peperomia

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

Raindrop Peperomia has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 22
Raindrop Peperomia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 21
Raindrop Peperomia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 16
Raindrop Peperomia has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 9
Raindrop Peperomia has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 7
Raindrop Peperomia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 5
Raindrop Peperomia has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 5
Errin avatar
leaf-1 13 Plants
xp 210 XP
globe Round Hill, Virginia

This has been the easiest plant baby. Rain has survived uneven watering schedules, overwatering by my kids, and even my husbands micromanaging. I’ve recommended her to all of my family and friends.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Lan avatar
leaf-1 32 Plants
xp 543 XP
globe Jacksonville, North Carolina

Great growing plant.

Plantitlikelauren avatar
leaf-1 42 Plants
xp 1,049 XP
globe London, England

Easy plant for beginners. Fast grower

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Hopx avatar
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 89 XP

Large, lush dark green leaves. Seems to be happy on the mantelpiece with the occasional weekly watering.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Mercy avatar
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 81 XP
globe Kansas City, Missouri

Don’t over water it!!

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Pet friendly Pet friendly
Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
Saff avatar
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 81 XP
globe Mitcham, England

It revives itself quickly after going limp from being in the sun. Don’t put it on a windowsill, keep it on a shelf not too far from light but not close. Good plant.

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Madison avatar
leaf-1 15 Plants
xp 329 XP
globe Andover, Connecticut

It's doing this weird droop thing i can't figure out with its leaves and they've started browning in places. This is my first ever peperomia so it's probably on my part.

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Browns easily Browns easily

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