Lighting Bright to part sunny places with morning, evening or winter sun such as part shaded places are suitable for Peperomia caperata “Rosso” and other cultivars.
Soil Regular mixes for cacti and succulents, container plants, vegetables or herbs can be used.
Watering Let the soil moderately dry between the waterings to max. 80 % of the pots height. Avoid overwatering or drying out.
The thin roots of Peromia caperata do not tolerate drought for very long.
Feeding Feed if the Radiator Plant is in active growth with standard liquid fertilizer (monthly), spikes or granules (2 to 3 monthly). New bought or recently repotted plants don’t need to be fed for the first year.
Temperature Peperomia caperata “Rosso” likes it warm the year round and needs a minimum temperature of of 15 °C (59 °F). For a short time, values below this level are tolerated..
Propagation Leaf and stem cuttings need about 3 to 6 weeks to root.