Gfp Raindrop Peperomia (Peperomia polybotrya) in Green ceramic pot

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Tender Loving Care Advice for Raindrop Peperomia (Peperomia polybotrya) in Green ceramic pot :

Peperomia Polybotrya is a lovely Peperomia species with thick, shiny, heart-shaped and glossy green sheen leaves. It is an easy to care house plant for beginners.

This plant has the added benefit of air purification. But, being mildly toxic in nature, it is advised to keep the plant away from kids and pets.

Growing Conditions 

Light: It prefers medium to bright light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight that can scorch its foliages.

Water: Allow the plants to dry between watering. They are highly sensitive to overwatering. Avoid watering the crown. Light misting/ sitting the base substrate in water for short duration once/week would be sufficient.

Soil: It prefers moist, very well drained potting soil with high content of perlite, loose & loamy peat.

Fertilizer: Feed the plants every 2 months with small amount of controlled-release fertilizer, Nitrocote or Organic-pellets.

Others: Yellowing and dropping of leaves are usually due to poor lighting and over-watering. No known serious pests or diseases though prone to red spider mites and mealy bugs. Regular check is required on foliage to avoid infestation of pests.

 

*Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual pot colour, type of pot, size & arrangement may differ from photo.