Peperomia Rosso, also known as Peperomia caperata Rosso, is a stunning and compact houseplant that belongs to the Piperaceae family. This unique and eye-catching plant is popular among plant enthusiasts for its attractive foliage and easy-care nature.
Peperomia Rosso features elliptical, deeply textured leaves that are a vibrant shade of dark green with striking red undersides. The contrast between the deep green upper surface and the rich red underside creates a captivating visual appeal, making it a standout choice for indoor gardening.
This variety of Peperomia is a relatively small plant, making it perfect for tabletops, shelves, or indoor spaces. Its compact size, coupled with its low maintenance requirements, makes it an ideal choice for both beginners and experienced plant enthusiasts.
Peperomia Rosso prefers bright, indirect sunlight.
Water when the top inch of the soil feels dry, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot.
Well-Drained, Porous potting soil.
This plant should be fertilized once during the growing season (spring/summer) with diluted houseplant fertilizer.
Peperomia Rosso, like many other Peperomia species, is considered non-toxic to humans and pets.
USDA Zone 11-12
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)