These plants generally have a small root system making them ideal for dish gardens and other indoor pots. The best soil for these plants is a mixture of 50 percent peat moss and 50 percent perlite. Mixing fine gravel into the soil helps these plant’s roots get the air it needs to thrive.
Peperomia enjoy bright or moderate light conditions and will tolerate shade. Avoid direct sunlight.
Many varieties do very well when grown outdoors as a ground covers in well-aerated soil.
Allow the top half of the soil to dry out before watering. Overwatering will cause damage to the plant. A good technique is to water from the bottom rather than directly onto the plant. Water less in winter.
One unique aspect of Peperomia is that all that their foliage purifies the air. The supplementary Wolverton's Clean Air study shows that Peperomia reduces the level of formaldehyde indoors by 47% and that's good to know because a significant portion of indoor air is made up of the substance.
This is a non-toxic plant for cats and dogs and is a great air purifier.
Peperomia Napoli Nights
A single Peperomia Napoli Nights plant in a 12cm plastic pot. As plants are from nature and no two plants are the same, your plant may vary from the image.