How to grow Peperomia caperata

Written by Maggie

Nov 25 2020

How to grow Peperomia caperata


Peperomia Caperata leaves are dark green, velvety and elegant. In summer, placing it on the indoor table, tea table or basin to stand, it seems to have the effect of relieving summer hea. It is to decorate an indoor view leaf fine article. So how is Peperomia Caperata farmed? What good method does breeding have again? What do you need to pay attention to when breeding Peperomia Caperata? Please read along with me with questions!

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Peperomia Caperata

Cultivation methods of Peperomia Caperata (Basic knowledge) :

Peperomia Caperata best breeding time: spring and autumn.

Peperomia Caperata best growing soil: the cultivated soil should be mixed with leaf rot soil, culture soil, and a little coarse sand.

Peperomia Caperata growth humidity requirements: Adequate air humidity during growth and pots to be kept moist.

Peperomia Caperata best growth temperature: suitable temperature, 16℃ to 24℃ from April to September, 13℃ to 18℃ from September to April of the following year, winter temperature is not less than 10℃. It grows slowly at room temperature above 30℃ or below 10℃.

Peperomia Caperata best growing light: Potted plants should be placed in a semi-dark place with too much light and yellow leaves. When the light is too weak, blade loses luster easily again, winter can be put at the place with sufficient sunshine。

Peperomia Caperata

Precautions for cultivation of Peperomia Caperata:

Fertilizer application: Apply Peperomia Caperata fertilizer once every half a month. Apply 0.2 {bf} potassium dihydrogen phosphate solution plus a small amount of ammonium sulfide solution.

Peperomia Caperata is a medium - growing flower. It is advisable to wet the soil in the basin rather than water. Summer temperature is high, growth is exuberant, and we can take 2 ~ 3 days water, to control water amount in winter.

Main Prune: To make Peperomia Caperata full and dense, trim in early summer.

Soil replacement: Potted Peperomia Caperata, preferably once every 2 years.

Key points of propagation: Peperomia Caperata is commonly used for cuttage and plant separation propagation. We can choose a healthy branch to undertake in April ~ August. It is advisable to select mature leaves for leaf cutting and rooting with stalks. Split-plant propagation is usually carried out in the spring when the basin is changed, and the plants full of the basin are poured out and planted separately.

Pest control: When ventilation is poor, Peperomia Caperata is easy to be damaged by scale insects. When the humidity is too high, it may cause edema disease, in the leaves - produced spots.The initial formation is small warts, and eventually into a bubble.The diseased leaves should be removed promptly.

Peperomia Caperata