The Peperomia ‘Rosso’ has deeply grooved foliage that is emerald green on the top and a deep red on the underside. It also gets tiny flowers that add a significant cuteness factor. This plant can tolerate low humidity and remains small. Ideal for offices, on shelves, or in bedrooms.
Grow Pot Size: 4” Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 6-9” Plant Care Level: Easy
Easy to care for, this plant is perfect for beginners and makes a great gift!
Peperomia ‘Rosso’ Care Tips
Other Common Names: Radiator Plant, Little Fantasy Pepper, Emerald Ripple Pep
Binomial Name:Peperomia caperata ‘Rosso’
Care Level: Easy
Light: Bright to medium light with no direct sun
Water: Water when the top 2” of the soil is dry
Pet Friendly: Yes
The Peperomia ‘Rosso’ Story
Where is it from? Peperomia plants are native to Brazil.
Who is the Peperomia ‘Rosso’? The Peperomia ‘Rosso’ prefers steady moist soil. They look great in dish gardens or on office desks with a cute decorative pot.
Good For You! Peperomia are great air purifying plants, removing formaldehyde from the air. The Peperomia is also viewed as a good luck symbol in Brazil!
Is the Peperomia ‘Rosso’ the right plant for me?
Peperomia plants are perfect for beginners! They have a wide variety of colors and textures. Luckily, the thick stems and leaves act similar to the succulent plant and don’t require water as often as other plants since it can store water for longer periods of time. The plants do prefer bright to medium light with no direct sun.
Pet Friendly: Yes, Peperomia plants are pet-friendly!
Location Suggestions: Perfect for bookshelves and window sills. Try placing your Peperomia in a kitchen window sill for a low maintenance option.
Prefers bright to medium light with no direct sun.
Allow the top 2” of the soil to dry before watering.
Peperomia enjoys being root bound so repotting every 12-18 is not necessary.
Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.
Average from 65°F to 75°F
Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.
Wipe the leaves with a microfibre cloth to remove dust and debris
Low light will cause this plant to stretch and become lanky looking.
General Information About Your Plant
Peperomia plants are native to Brazil.
Small green leaves with a bright red underside.
Non-toxic. Always keep plants out of reach of pets and children.