Peperomia Raindrop


Peperomia Polybotrya, aka Raindrop Peperomia or Coin-Leaf Peperomia, is a compact, easy-to-care-for houseplant with succulent leaves that have a slight raindrop shape due to the rounded leaf with a single-pointed tip. Very similar to the common Pilea Peperomioides, this Peperomia is bushier and has slightly glossier foliage, another delightful staple to add to your collection.

They should not be in a position to see the sun directly, although early morning or late evening sun is fine. Filtered sunlight through a sheer curtain is best and most homes are comprised primarily of indirect sunlight. The best spot for them is where they do not see the sun during the majority of the day but still get bright, indirect light.

They will do well in medium light but will grow faster with brighter light. A good medium-light place in your home would be in the middle of a room that has a regular size window. Remember that plants will grow based on how much light they receive.

They like the soil to be relatively dry before the next watering. That usually takes about 2 weeks in an average home environment. It will vary depending on the time of year, your environment and lighting conditions, but for them, it's always safer to underwater or water when you see signs of lack of water (i.e. droopy, floppy, or soft leaves). Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

They will do well in average humidity environments but will appreciate a little bit of humidity if provided, give them a mist daily or get a humidifier.

If your plant is becoming leggy and stretched out, move it to a location that receives brighter light and the growth will be much more compact. It will also grow toward the light, so to help keep the growth fairly even, rotate your plant every few days.

The plant comes with a default nursery pot. The nursery pot is usually 0.5" - 1" smaller than stated to fit into the same size decorative pot. Washable Paper Planter Bags are sold separately.
As with all living things, no two plants are alike. There is some natural variation in size, shape, and characteristics. We make every effort to bring you a plant that as closely as possible matches the plant as it appears on our website, in the size you have chosen, and have a good potential to happily grow in your home.

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