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Identify my houseplant? Peperomia Caperata-red hybrid
Can you please identify my plant?
Peperomia Caperata Red Hybrid
Your plant is called a Peperomia caperata – red hybrid.
Here are some care tips.
Light: Peperomia Plants grow best in bright indirect light provided by a west or east facing, window. They also do well under florescent lights. Insufficient light causes the slow growing Peperomia to stop growing all together. Direct sunlight burns the leaves of Peperomia Plants.
Water: Allow the top 50% of the soil in a Peperomia Plant to dry out before watering. Over-watering is the main cause of serious Peperomia Plant problems. Root – RotLearn what causes root-rot in houseplants and how to prevent it. is the direct result of over–watering. Peperomia Plants do well when watered from the bottom. This technique keeps water off of the leaves and helps prevent plant diseases. The thick leaves of a Peperomia Plant hold water and allow it to withstand long periods without moisture.