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Peperomia Tetraphylla care guide

Written by Maggie

Dec 29 2020

Peperomia Tetraphylla care guide

Peperomia Tetraphylla is very suitable for growing indoors with high ornamental value. Nowadays, more and more people starts growing it at home for decoracting rooms and improving environments. But they may face some problems when growing it. Here are care guide for Peperomia Tetraphylla leaves having dark spots and leave drooping.

Peperomia Tetraphylla

Care guide for Peperomia Tetraphylla leaves having dark spots

The dark spots on Peperomia Tetraphylla's leaves may be caused by overwatering or infection, and different measures should be taken according to different situations.When watering is too much, it is necessary to stop watering and drain the excess water from the soil in time;When infected, the plant can be sprayed with a solution of carbendazim or chlorothalonil.

1. Watering for Peperomia Tetraphylla

In aquaculture, the dark spots on Peperomia Tetraphylla's leaves may be caused by too much watering. At this time, the diseased leaves on the plants should be cut off, and then the water should be stopped, and the excess water in the soil should be removed in time. After discovering the Peperomia Tetraphylla spots, it is best to transplant the plant to a well-ventilated and well-lit environment for a period of time.

Peperomia Tetraphylla is a water-loving plant, and you can water the plants according to seasonal changes in the later stage of cultivation. Spring and autumn is the peak growth season of Peperomia Tetraphylla. At this time, it is best to water the plants 2 to 3 times a week in cultivation. In summer the temperature is higher, the air is drier. At this time it is best to give the plant water once a day, watering the soil wet can.

2. Disease control

In aquaculture, Peperomia Tetraphylla's dark spots on leaves may also be caused by infection. At this time, the plants need to be sprayed with carbendazim or chlorothalonil solution. Usually, the plants need to be sprayed with carbendazim once a week, and 3-4 times of spraying can alleviate the disease.Insecticidal and therapeutic agents are mostly low toxicity and high efficiency, but every time spray or do a good job of protection measures.

In addition to spraying plants with chemicals to treat diseases, you can also make homemade remedies for diseases by chopping up Garlic or ginger and boiling them in a pot. Then pour the cooled garlic water or ginger water into a watering can and spray the plants. Garlic water and ginger water have a sterilizing effect.

Peperomia Tetraphylla

Care guide for Peperomia Tetraphylla leaves drooping

The drooping of Peperomia Tetraphylla leaves may be caused by too much watering, insufficient light, environmental discomfort or lack of fertilizer, and corresponding measures should be taken according to different situations .Stop watering when you overwater; When the illumination is insufficient, the illumination should be increased appropriately; When the environment is not good, it can improve the environment. You can apply topdressing when you are short of fertilizer.

1. Watering for Peperomia Tetraphylla

Peperomia Tetraphylla is a peppery leaf-watching plant, which is often planted as a family potted plant. During planting, the drooping of Peperomia Tetraphylla leaves may be caused by excessive watering. At this time, it is necessary to stop watering and timely remove the excess water from the soil. Peperomia Tetraphylla is a water-loving plant, which can be watered in accordance with the principle of seeing both dry and wet in later breeding.

2. Light for Peperomia Tetraphylla

During planting, the drooping leaves of Peperomia Tetraphylla may also be caused by insufficient light. In this case, the plants need to be transplanted to an outdoor environment with sufficient ventilation and light for breeding for a period of time, and then the plants will return to normal. Peperomia Tetraphylla is a semi-negative plant, and it is best to place the plant in a semi-shade and ventilated environment in the later stage of aquaculture.

3. Environment for Peperomia Tetraphylla

If the Peperomia Tetraphylla is placed in a dark and humid indoor environment for a long time during planting, it will also lead to the drooping of the leaves. At this time, the plants should be transplanted to a place with good ventilation and light for breeding in time. To make Peperomia Tetraphylla grow well, make sure the air is liquid and clean the leaves frequently.

4. Fertilizer for Peperomia Tetraphylla

During the growth process, there is a certain demand for fertilizer. If too little fertilizer is applied in the growing process, the plant leaves will also sag due to lack of fertilizer. At this time, the plant should be reapplied with fertilizer once. In general, you can give Peperomia Tetraphylla nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium fertilizer. It is better to dilute the fertilizer with water before applying the fertilizer, which can reduce the concentration of fertilizer and make the plant absorb it better.

Peperomia Tetraphylla