- Funky Bean-Shaped Foliage
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light, Medium Light)
- Average Watering Needs
- Mature Height 12 Inches
- Pet Safe
Green Bean Peperomia is a fun semi-succulent with interesting-looking, bright-green, bean-like foliage. Botanically known as Peperomia ferreyrae, this plant is also known commonly as Pincushion Peperomia or Happy Bean and is native to South America. Green Bean Peperomia is an epiphyte in the Piperaceae family and has air-purifying qualities. This Peperomia makes a wonderful, easy-to-care-for houseplant.
Best Locations For Growing Green Bean Peperomia
Green Bean Peperomia is a funky and fun houseplant that stays relatively compact and can go many places in the home or office. Choose a location with very bright light in a warm, relatively humid location to make this Peperomia thrive. It is non-toxic for pets or humans.
Green Bean Peperomia Sunlight Requirements
Green Bean Peperomia survives in a range of light conditions but prefers bright indirect light. This plant will not grow optimally with direct sun or too little sun.
Green Bean Peperomia Care
Green Bean is an easy semi-succulent houseplant. Use a cactus mix to ensure the plant is potted in well-drained soil. Like most semi-succulents, Green Bean Peperomia likes to be pot bound in a relatively small pot. Repot Green Bean Peperomia if the plant has been in the same soil for many seasons, or if the roots are protruding from the bottom of the pot. It is best to transplant Green Bean Peperomia when the plant is more dormant in the winter or early spring. Green Bean Peperomia can be pruned to keep the habit neat and tidy or to remove dead leaves or branches.
Watering Green Bean Peperomia
Green Bean Peperomia has finicky water needs; do not overwater or underwater this plant. Water regularly once a week allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. Green Bean Peperomia likes regular humidity throughout the year.
Feeding Green Bean Peperomia
Green Bean Peperomia does not require fertilizer but will benefit from a light feeding of a balanced formula once or twice a month. Do not fertilize during the winter when growth is slower.
Green Bean 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|
|Growth Rate: Slow|
|Mature Height: 12 inches|
|Mature Spread: 4-10 inches|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Flower Shade/Description: Grown for Foliage|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Foliage Description: Lime Green|
|Temperature: 65° - 75°F (18° - 24°C)|
|Humidity: Average (40% - 60%)|
|Common Name: Green Bean Peperomia|
|Other Name(s): Green Bean, Pincushion Peperomia|
|Scientific Name: Peperomia ferreyrae|
|Plant Type: House Plant|
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.
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
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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Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
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