Plant Care Variegated Cupid's Plant

Variegated Cupid's Plant

About Variegated Cupid's Plant

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!


Peperomia Nitida

Also known as

Peperomia Scandens and Radiator Plant

How to care for Variegated Cupid's Plant


How often to water your Variegated Cupid's Plant

Water needs for Variegated Cupid's Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Variegated Cupid's Plant 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 Variegated Cupid's Plant

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Variegated Cupid's Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Variegated Cupid's Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Variegated Cupid's Plant 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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How to fertilize Variegated Cupid's Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Variegated Cupid's Plant: 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 Variegated Cupid's Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Variegated Cupid's Plant

Variegated Cupid's Plant

Variegated Cupid's Plant

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.

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