Watermelon Peperomia Plant Care
(Watermelon Leaf Plant | Peperomia Argyreia)
Planning to Buy Watermelon Peperomia? The Peperomia Houseplant is a small and compact Indoor Plant, that sits perfectly on your table or desk amidst your Houseplant collection. The Watermelon Leaf Plant have fleshy, oval leaves with striped markings that look like a Watermelon. Hence the name!
As Peperomia are slow-growing, it’s soil should not be kept overly fertile. This can cause excessive growth. Therefore, fertilize plants once every month (avoid during winter) using a 20-10-20 NPK houseplant fertilizer.
Your Watermelon Peperomia is non-toxic and suitable for spaces with pets and children.
Additional Care Information:
Leaves crisping – Suggests your Watermelon Leaf Plant has suffered from dry air. – Increase humidity around it by misting it frequently or clustering your plants
Drooping leaves – Indicates your plant has been underwatered. – A good watering will revive it. Insufficient light could also be a cause, so place the Watermelon Peperomia in bright indirect sunlight.
Leaves are going brown at tips – Indicates too much water. – Avoid watering for a couple of days