Glabella Peperomia

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  • Low Maintenance
  • Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light)
  • Average Watering Needs, Loamy Soil
  • Mature Height 6-12 inches
  • Pet Safe

This dainty semi-succulent native from Central and South America is a low-maintenance addition to any plant lover’s collection. Whether placed inside your home or office, this herbaceous perennial will add color and grace to any space. This humidity-loving Peperomia with its rosette-forming stems is adaptable to most home environments. Glabella Peperomia is also nontoxic so this lovely house plant is safe for people and pets.

Best Locations For Growing Glabella Peperomia

This nontoxic gem can be placed safely in any room. Choose any area with bright, indirect light and moderate humidity.

Glabella Peperomia Sunlight Requirements

Glabella Peperomia does best in medium to bright, indirect light. Wherever you place your Glabella Peperomia, make sure that the light is not direct. Direct light can damage Glabella Peperomia’s leaves. As a result, this plant will do well in a north-facing or east-facing window. If your only option, however, is to place this lovely jewel in a room with south-facing and west-facing windows, do not fret. Simply place Glabella Peperomia a few feet away from the windows, protected from the direct sunlight, and it will still thrive. 

Glabella Peperomia Care

Glabella Peperomia prefers a soil that drains well so choose a loamy potting soil amended with perlite. 

Want your Glabella Peperomia to multiply? If you would like to generate more Glabella Peperomia plants, simply place 6-inch cuttings in water and wait for the roots to grow approximately one to two inches. Then, plant them in another pot of soil and wait for your new plants to grow. 

As far as repotting is concerned? Since these plants are generally slow growing, the need to repot is not as frequent as with other plant varieties. If you notice, however, that your plant is becoming root-bound, choose a new pot that is one to two inches bigger than the older one, and repot. Your plant will continue to thrive. 

Watering Glabella Peperomia

Depending on the humidity of Glabella Peperomia’s location, this plant may need to watered about one to two times per week; however, because Peperomias are susceptible to root rot, it is always wise to do a moisture check prior to watering. Stick your finger one to two inches down into the soil. If the soil is dry, then water again.

Feeding Glabella Peperomia

Glabella Peperomia should ideally be fertilized every 2 weeks with a balanced water-soluble formula.

Glabella Peperomia Information

Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light
Care Requirements: Easy
Watering Requirements: Average - When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.
Pet Friendly: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Purifier: Moderate
Habit: Upright
Growth Rate: Slow
Mature Height: 6-12 inches
Mature Spread: 4-6 inches
Flowering: No
Flower Color(s): None
Flower Shade/Description: Grown for Foliage
Foliage Type:
Foliage Color(s): Green, White
Foliage Description: Greenish- White
Temperature: 65° - 75°F (18° - 24°C)
Humidity: High (80%+)
Common Name: Glabella Peperomia
Other Name(s): Glabella, Cypress Peperomia
Scientific Name: Peperomia glabella
Plant Type: House Plant

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
   2.32-2.76 gallons

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The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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