Peperomia are wonderful plants to grow indoors as they have so many features that make them ideal houseplants.
With a great variety of beautiful foliage, and tolerating a wide range of growing conditions,
Therefore, they are ideal for anyone looking to expand their collection of houseplants.
Watering peperomia plants is the point when things most commonly go wrong. Overwatering is the number one problem that people have when keeping peperomia plants indoors. Many of us have a tendency to kill out houseplants with kindness by being a little too enthusiastic with the watering can.
Signs of overwatering of peperomia plants can be rotting stalks, wilting or yellowing leaves, a heavy pot and waterlogged soil.
When growing a Peperomia, locate the plant in a medium to low light situation away from direct sun. You may also grow Peperomia plants under fluorescent lighting. Grow Peperomia plants in a light houseplant mixture with perlite or coarse gravel included to allow roots to receive air circulation necessary for the health and development of your plant. If your peperomia plants are wilting, in spite of regular watering, the plant is likely not getting enough oxygen to the roots. Water Peperomia houseplants sparingly and allow the soil to dry as deep as 5 inches (13 cm.) between waterings.