Peperomia 'Raydiance' Peperomia angulata , 4"Brand - PlantX US
The Peperomia 'Raydiance' is a cascading plant that brings a tropical appearance to any indoor garden.
Key Information and Plant Overview
- Other Common Names: Beetle Peperomia, Radiator plant
- Binomial Name: Peperomia angulata
- Care Level: Easy
- Light: Bright to medium light with no direct sun
- Water: Water when the top 2” of the soil is dry
- Pet Friendly: Yes
The Peperomia 'Raydiance' is a cascading plant that brings a tropical appearance to any indoor garden. The oval leaves are dark green and have light green veins that contrast against reddish stems. The Peperomia plants are slow-growing and are a cross between succulents and tropical plants.
This compact perennial is native to Central and South America and thrives in well-draining potting soil and humid conditions. The Peperomia 'Raydiance' likes medium to bright light and prefers watering when the top 2" of potting soil dries out. This low-maintenance peperomia can grow in average room temperature of 18°C to 24°C (65°F - 75°F).
PlantX Top Tip: This peperomia likes to grow near a heat source and can withstand dry and damp conditions. Avoid direct sunlight as this can damage the leaves.
How to Care for Peperomia 'Raydiance'
- Light: Prefers bright to medium light with no direct sun.
- Water: Allow the top 2” of the soil to dry before watering.
- Humidity: Average relative humidity of 25% to 49%
- Temperature: Average from 18°C to 24°C (65°F to 75°F)
- Fertilizer: Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.
- Soil: Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.
- Propagation: Leaf cuttings and division. Best done in early spring and summer.
- Repotting: Peperomia enjoys being root bound so repotting every 12-18 is not necessary.
- Cleaning Tip: Wipe the leaves with a microfibre cloth to remove dust and debris.
- Toxicity: Non-toxic. Always keep plants out of reach of pets and children.
Peperomia 'Raydiance' - Common Problems
My plant’s leaves are dull and fading: Peperomias cannot tolerate direct sunlight. Move the plant out of direct sunlight.
Why are my plant stems really long and stretched out: This usually happens when the plant is too not receiving enough light. Plants will stretch to reach their light source. Keep your plant in an area that gets bright indirect to medium light.
The middle of my plant is rotting and dying off: Don’t water directly into the center of the plant, try to water along the edge of the pot. Too much water at the crown of the plant will cause rot.
Signs of Overwatering: New growth becomes soft and brown.
Common Pests: Resistant to most pests and diseases - check for the occasional problem and use the proper control methods. A great plant to add to your collection!
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