Posted 1w ago by @Ailysa

Baby Rubber Tree, Upright or Vine?
I read somewhere recently that Peperomia Obtusifolia can grow strong upwards, but also topple over & hang like vines. Almost like succulent vines. Does anyone let theirs dangle? How's it look? I ask because mine has started to fall over, & I'm not sure if I should stake it & see how tall it can grow, or let it hang & wobble to and fro πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‚ #peperomia #hangingplants #happyplants #viningpeperomia #stacked #babyrubberplant #ThisOrThat #growth
1ft to light, direct
4” pot with drainage
Last watered 1 week ago
I would definitely like to know the answer to this. I staked up my variegated peperomia because it was starting to topple. didn't know they could dangle safely.
@Ailysa @Irienys

Peperomia don't like to be kept consistently moist, but be sure you're not underwatering your plant. Keep a consistent watering schedule–water when the top 2”-3” of the soil are dry. If you accidentally let your Peperomia's soil dry out completely, you may see leaves go limp, droop, and possibly drop.

I staked mine with a bamboo stick. It got too heavy on me as it grew.

I posted pictures so you could see.
Mine is on the floppy side. Next year, I'll repot it and hang it. (: I can't post any pictures because I'm surrounded by sleeping children. πŸ˜‰ Best part of Saturdays.
@KikiGoldblatt ya I water mine only after its dried out a bit. I've even had to snooze Greg a few times, it's holding water well. But I don't let it get crazy dry either. So far no leaf drop, limp, or droop. Only the stem. It's grown so much since I first got it, so I think that's all it really is. @sarahsalith Aaww! think I'm gonna let future ones try to hang and see what happens. I picture it in my mind, & it looks cool.
For now, I staked it up with the original bamboo stakes it came with, it almost looks like a pre-teen wearing shoes too small! I'll post pics later πŸ˜‰

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