Peperomia Verticillata are one of the more vibrant plants within the Peperomia family with it’s rich red and green leaves.The deep colours of its foliage make it a perfect plant for colour matching in your home. It’s relatively easy to take care of and doesn’t grow too big so is a great plant for decorating an office or keeping on night stand.
Peperomia Verticillata loves bright light and will thrive in areas that receive lots of natural light throughout the day. You can place this plant on a west or south facing windowsill and direct sunlight shouldn’t be a problem. However if you do notice scorching on the leaves and think that the rays might be too strong for your plant then move it back away from the window or try a different location to see what works for you.
It’s important for this plant that you let the soil dry out between waterings as it doesn’t like to be overwatered. When you water your plant you can water the soil evenly but you also don’t want to drench it as this is a plant that doesn’t like to have its roots sat in water. It’s very important that the pot you use for this plant has good drainage for.If you struggle to know when your soil has dried out and you’re not confident to do it by touch then try using a moisture meter.
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