Posted 3w ago by @Averi_bo_bavri

Hello! Is this a sign of sunburn? I have her direct sunlight. The sun rays are usually strong on this side of the plant which is at a west facing window. Thank you in advance! #HappyPlants #PlantTherapy
10ft to light, indirect
4” pot with drainage
Last watered 1 week ago
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I agree with @BegoniaLady it looks like overwatering. Peperomia are very sensitive to water. I learned a trick from one of my favorite plant people on YouTube called the “Taco Trick”. Try to fold your Peperomia’s leaves (be here gentle, don’t force them). If you cannot bend the leaves do not water, but if you can bend them in like a taco shell, then it is time to water.
I have found this to be a pretty good way to know if Peperomia need water!
I had to snooze Greg’s watering reminders a few times to get the schedule correct!
I'm not sure what this is but I don't think it's sun burn. Sun burn would look more like scotch marks. It's probably over watered if I were to guess.
@GatherandGrow also the plant card states the plant does not have drainage. These plants really need to have drainage.
@GatherandGrow thank you for the advice! I’m super new to Greg and haven’t entered all the details of all my plants. Although it does have drainage!
@Averi_bo_bavri welcome!
That is good! I know, and sometimes it doesn’t always change when I put it in.
@Averi_bo_bavri Proper soil moisture is important in caring for a Peperomia. The number one cause of yellowing leaves among Peperomias is overwatering. Only water when the top 50-75% of the soil is dry. Water until water flows freely from the drainage hole at the bottom of the pot.

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