Purple Peperomia | Peperomia Caperata


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A popular houseplant with attractive dark purple leaves.

This plant arrives in a 2.5” nursery pot with soil. (depth 3”)

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Light: Provide your purple peperomia with bright, indirect light. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. A north or east-facing window is usually ideal. If the plant receives insufficient light, its foliage may lose its vibrant purple color.

Temperature: Peperomia caperata prefers moderate temperatures between 65 degree F and 75 degree F. Protect the plant from cold drafts, as it is sensitive to temperature fluctuations. Avoid placing it near heaters, air conditioning vents, or windows with cold drafts.

Watering: Water your purple peperomia thoroughly but allow the top inch of the soil to dry out before watering again. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so it’s essential to ensure proper drainage. Use well-draining potting soil, and empty any excess water that accumulates in the saucer beneath the pot.

Humidity: Peperomias prefer moderate to high humidity levels. If the air in your home is dry, consider increasing humidity by placing a humidifier nearby or grouping your plants together. Alternatively, you can mist the leaves occasionally, but avoid misting excessively, as it can promote fungal diseases.

Potting and Repotting: Purple peperomias are generally slow growers and don’t require frequent repotting. Repot the plant only when it becomes root-bound, usually every 1-2 years. Choose a slightly larger pot with good drainage and use a well- draining potting mix suitable for houseplants.


Pest Control: Keep an eye out for common houseplant pests like spider mites, mealybugs, and aphids. Regularly inspect the leaves, stems, and soil for any signs of infestation. If you notice pests, treat them with an appropriate insecticidal soap or horticultural oil, following the manufacturer’s instructions.

By following these care instructions, your can help ensure that your purple peperomia remains healthy, vibrant, and a beautiful addition to your indoor plant collection.

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  • Store Name: Bee Sweet Nursery
  • Vendor: Rachael
  • Address: Chicago, IL 60654
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Purple Peperomia | Peperomia Caperata

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