With unique silver leaves, this slow-growing Peperomia plant is perfect for those plant parents who want a little something different in their urban jungle! Below you will find all the information you need to care for a Peperomia Napoli Nights.
I prefer areas that aren’t too bright or shady. Finding a balance is important.
I don’t like my soil to be too dry or too soggy. Little and often is what I’m after.
Please make sure the air isn’t too dry, otherwise, I won’t be a happy plant.
I need soil specifically for indoor plants as it will retain the right amount of water.
Whether you're looking to make sure your Peperomia Napoli Nights is in it's perfect conditions, or looking to see if one could work for your space. We've got you covered.
Peperomia Napoli Nights plants shouldn’t be exposed to any direct sunlight as this can damage their incredible leaves. Instead you want medium to bright, indirect light.
Peperomia Napoli Nights are quite sensitive to overwatering so you want to make sure that there is enough time for the soil to dry out. This depends very much on the time of year and your home but we recommend once a week in summer and fortnightly in winter but this may need adjusting to fit your individual plant’s needs.
Peperomia Napoli Nights don’t like cold temperatures so you want to keep them in the warmer rooms fo your home. Make sure that they aren’t sat near any drafty windows or doors as the cold air from outside will shock and damage your Peperomia Napoli Nights.
You shouldn’t need to worry too much about humidity levels unless you have particularly dry air in your home in which case misting or a humidifier will help to give that boost.
You only want to be fertilising your Peperomia Napoli Nights once a month during spring and summer. Hold off completely during winter as your plant is dormant. We recommend using a water-soluble fertiliser at half strength to avoid any fertiliser burn.
The most successful way of propagating a Peperomia Napoli Nights is through stem cuttings. Pop your cutting in fresh water and you should start to see new roots forming after a few weeks. This can take some time so be patient and make sure to change out the water regularly. Once the roots are a few centimetres long, it’s time to pot your cuttings in nutrient-rich potting mix.
Another reason why we love the Peperomia Napoli Nights is that they are totally safe for pets and humans so you don’t need to worry about any accidental ingestion when you aren’t looking!
Here are some common issues that you might run into. It's important to diagnose any issues early to give your plant the best chance of bouncing back.
Brown leaves on a Peperomia Napoli Nights are often caused by underwatering or a lack of humidity. Check the potting mix to confirm whether you need to increase watering.
To increase humidity we recommend misting several times a week as well as using a humidifier to boost the levels around the plant.
Soft mushy leaves on a Peperomia Napoli Nights is a sign of overwatering. Take the plant out of the pot and replace the soil if waterlogged. In future make sure the soil has dried out before watering again.
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