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Plant Information

 

Peperomia Napoli Nights is an adorable, compact houseplant that has striking foliage.  Its beautiful green leaves are shaped like small arrowheads and have shades of red underneath, usually manifesting in a maroon or burgundy color. Like other peperomia, it has easy care requirements, and adds a touch of elegance to any indoor space.  

 

Care and Maintenance

 

Light

Provide bright, indirect light for your peperomia.  It can tolerate lower light conditions, but its coloration will be most pronounced and attractive in moderate to bright indirect light.  Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, as this can scorch the leaves.

 

Temperature

Maintain a comfortable room temperature between 65-80°F (18-27°C).  Keep it away from cold drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

 

Watering

Allow the top inch of the soil to dry out before watering.  Water thoroughly when needed, but ensure that the pot has proper drainage to prevent waterlogged roots.

 

Soil

Use a well-draining potting mix to prevent overwatering.  A mix of regular potting soil, perlite, and peat moss or coconut coir works well.

 

Fertilization

Feed your peperomia with a balanced, diluted liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).  Reduce or eliminate fertilization during the fall and winter when growth slows down.

 

Humidity

Peperomia can tolerate average indoor humidity levels.  However, it may benefit from increased humidity.  Misting the plant or using a humidity tray can help.

 

Pruning

Trim any yellowing or dead leaves to maintain the plant's appearance and encourage new growth.

 

Potting

Repot your peperomia when it becomes root-bound or outgrows its current container.  Repotting is best done in the spring.

 

Dusting

Dust can accumulate on the leaves, hindering their ability to absorb light.  Wipe the leaves gently with a damp cloth or give the plant a shower occasionally to keep it clean.

 

Remember that each plant is unique, so closely monitor your plant and adjust its care based on its response.  By providing the right conditions, you'll be rewarded with a stunning and healthy plant that adds a touch of tropical elegance to your indoor space.

 

Pests and Diseases

Keep an eye out for common houseplant pests like spider mites, thrips, aphids, and mealybugs.  If you spot any pests, take action promptly with appropriate treatments.

 

Rotation

To ensure even growth and avoid the plant leaning towards the light source, rotate it every couple of weeks.

 

About Our Plants

 

All plants are well established with healthy roots and multiple leaves.  Our plants are all grown and maintained in our own private grow facilities in Michigan.

 

*Grower’s Choice. Plants displayed in the listing may not be the actual plant received.  You will receive your plant of the same variety and similar quality as in the pictures.  We take extra precaution when packing our items to minimize movement during shipment and to reduce the possibility of leaf breakage during transit, but we cannot guarantee that this will not happen.  Rest assured that these are healthy plants and will grow new leaves.  We are not responsible for damage during shipping or unpacking.  Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

 

The Terrarium ships its products with heat packs, cold packs, and/or thermal insulation depending on the weather, as needed and at NO COST.   This is a free service that we feel our customers deserve.  We want to make it as easy as possible when ordering your perfect plant or terrarium!

Peperomia Napoli Nights - Grower's Choice - 4” Pot - Live Plant

$20.00Price
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