How To Grow Peperomias

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Peperomias are great little ornamental indoor plants that are easy to grow and available in various colours including dark green, red, purple, silver and variegated. There’s one to suit everyone’s wish list!

Position – Well lit position away from direct sunlight. Does not like to be near exposed positions, especially hot winds. Also doesn’t like humidity.
Water – Peperomias do not like wet feet. They can withstand dry soils in the winter and a moderate infrequent watering in the summer just to keep them moist.
Soil – Light organic soil, plant with Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter
When To Grow – Throughout the year

How To Grow

Step 1 – Choose a pot at least 400mm wide (or larger, depending on the size of your plant). Position in well-lit spot, away from direct sunlight.
Step 2 – Fill pot with good quality potting mix such as Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter.
Step 3 – Remove the plant from the container, gently tease the roots and cut away any circled or tangled roots.
Step 4 – Position in hole in centre of pot and backfill with potting mix, gently firming down. Water in well afterwards.
Step 5 – Water when the potting mix is dry – insert your index finger to the first knuckle, if it’s dry, water and if it’s moist, don’t water.
Step 6 – Feed the plant fortnightly during Spring and Summer with Yates Dynamic Lifter Liquid Concentrate. This fertiliser promotes strong root development and healthy foliage growth. No feeding is required during the winter months.

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