Peperomia care

The Peperomia is a beautiful, easy-going evergreen succulent that you will want to make room for in your windowsill collection. Peperomias are symmetrical, dianty-looking plants that have circular, thick waxy leaves. The plant is native to Southern Florida, the Carribean, and Central and South America. You may hear the Peperomia referred to as a baby rubber plant, radiator plant, peperomia green, or pepper face plant. It can grow up to 6-12 inches tall and wide. 

Over 1,500 species of Peperomia are found throughout subtropical and tropical locations. Many of these varieties are epiphytes, meaning they grow on decomposing bark or tree crevices in the wild. 


Peperomia plants like bright, indirect sunlight. Some species can tolerate lower light conditions, but they will not thrive in the darker areas of your home. 


Peperomia leaves store water in case of possible times of drought in their natural habitat, making them especially forgiving of plant parents who are chronic under-waterers. As a general rule of thumb, water your Peperomia when its soil is totally dry. During the winter months, your Peperomia will not need much water at all. 


Peperomias thrive in warm tropical environments but can tolerate average household temperatures. Keep your peperomia away from air conditioners or drafty windows to avoid damaged or dropped leaves. 


Peperomias can handle the average humidity of most homes. They will do just fine if you choose to put them in the kitchen, bathroom, or near a humidifier. Be mindful not to overwater your peperomia if you choose to place it in a more humid location.


Peperomias prefer chunky, well-draining soil. An orchid or a succulent mix is best, or make your own at home by adding perlite or vermiculite to a standard potting mix. 


Peperomia plants are not toxic to humans or pets.

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Return Policy

Last Updated July 2, 2022

Thank you for your purchase. We hope you are happy with your products! However, if you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may be able to return it to us for a full refund or store credit. Please see below for more information on our return and exchange policy.


Plants: Plants are eligible for a full refund or exchange with returned within seven (7) days of the purchase date. All returned plants must be in their original nursery pots with tags intact and proof of purchase. Plants may be exchanged for another plant of equal or lesser value. We are not responsible for the death or damage of plants that have been removed from their original pots after purchase. 

Non-plant goods: Any non-plant goods (pottery, macrame, plant care products, etc.) can be returned in new, unused condition for a full refund or exchanged for another item of equal or lesser value within fourteen (14) days of purchase. Packaging may be opened, but the product must be unused and returned with all of its original, undamaged packaging. 

Return Process

To return an item, contact us by email at

For Plant returns/exchanges:

  • Title email “Return/exchange [your order #]”
  • please provide a detailed description of why you wish to return or exchange the plant, including any damage/pests/etc. 
  • Include a picture of the plant in its original pot.

For non-plant returns/exchanges:

  • Title email “Return/exchange [your order #]”
  • A brief description of why you wish to return the item
  • A photo of the unused item in its original packaging

All return requests will be responded to within 1-2 business days. If the return is appropriate, a pickup date and time will be arranged free of charge.


After we receive your returned item and inspect its condition, we will process your refund or exchange. Refunds will be sent to your original method of payment. Refunds might take 1-2 billing cycles to post to your credit card statement, depending on your bank. We will notify you by email when your return has been processed.


Plants that have been removed from their original nursery pots are not eligible for return or exchange.

Non-plant items that have been used or damaged (including any packaging) are not eligible for return or exchange.

All sales are final on discounted items, and they cannot be returned or exchanged.


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