Plant Care Ruby Glow Peperomia

Ruby Glow Peperomia

About Ruby Glow Peperomia

Did you know Peperomia plants belong to the pepper family, along with black peppercorns? Their fruits and seeds have traveled one of the longest distances ever recorded, over 3000 miles to an island in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, while stuck to a bird's feet! 🦅 They can be easily propagated by leaves which make them super easy to share with friends!

Taxonomy

Peperomia graveolens
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

Also known as

Ruby Glow, Peperomia Ruby Glow and peperomia 'ruby glow'

How to care for Ruby Glow Peperomia

Water

How often to water your Ruby Glow Peperomia

Water needs for Ruby Glow Peperomia
0.5 cups
every 9

Ruby Glow 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 Ruby Glow 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 Ruby Glow Peperomia in your home

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

Ruby Glow 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 Ruby Glow Peperomia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Ruby Glow Peperomia

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

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Care Summary for Ruby Glow Peperomia

Ruby Glow Peperomia

Ruby Glow 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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