Rosso peperomia does best with bright, indirect light.
It can do well in partial sun or with either morning or evening sun, but it does not tolerate full, direct sun.
Fluorescent lighting is an excellent choice when growing these easy care indoor plants.
They do not like to be kept in very dark settings or very harsh, direct sunlight.
Consistent light of a grow light, or fluorescent light bulb is perfect for them.
Some problems come from inconsistent or incorrect lighting.
Too little light can cause your plant to grow very slowly and too much sun produces scorched leaves.
The best temperature for your Rosso Peperomia is at temperatures ranging from 55° – 75° degrees Fahrenheit (13° C – 24° C).
Place this Peperomia Rosso plants well away from heating vents and doors that open and close in the hot summer time or the cold winter. These plants cannot tolerate extremes of hot or cold.
This plant is winter hardy in USDA hardiness zones 11 through 12.
The Emerald Ripple cannot stand extremes. Do not allow Rosso Peperomia to dry out entirely nor overwater it.
When the soil feels mostly dry, provide a thorough, deep watering.
The fragile roots of Peperomia do not tolerate drought conditions.
Always water from below and allow the plant to soak up all the water it needs.
Then allow the allow excess water to pour out of the drainage holes before setting the plant in a saucer.
Water your Emerald Ripple every 7 – 10 days.
Never get the crown of the plant wet. This is especially important during cold weather as dampness on the plant’s crown will lead to rot.
About once a year, late in the springtime, pour water through the plant (being careful not to get the foliage wet).
Allow the water to run through the potting soil to help remove salts which build up from fertilizers.
Peperomia plants prefer standard household humidity.
If the weather is especially hot and dry in the summertime or if your house or terrarium is arid due to heating, set your plant on a pebble tray for high humidity to balance out the environment.
Misting is unnecessary unless you use it as a means of cleaning the plant.
Reduce water significantly for indoor Radiator Plants in the wintertime.
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