How to care for your Peperomia Prostrata ‘String of Turtles’?
Peperomia plants thrive in a bright indirect sunlight. They can even tolerate a little bit of sun each day. If don’t have such a sunny home, Peperomia Prostrata ‘String of Turtles’ will also be fine in partial shade.
Watering your Peperomia regularly, about once a week, should be sufficient. Make sure you don’t over water the plant as this might cause root rot.
Peperomia Prostrata ‘String of Turtles’ likes a well draining soil mixture. You can mix up some regular potting soil with perlite. If you want to go all out get yourself one of our aroid soil mixtures from our shop.
An average humidity should be fine for your Peperomia. Try keeping it at a minimum of 50%.
In the summer months you can fertilize your plant. In the colder and winter months no fertiliser is needed. Please always check the instructions on your own fertiliser if it has other care instructions.
We would recommend repotting your Peperomia Prostrata ‘String of Turtles’ once a year, or even once every other year. If the plant is root boud, replant it to a slightly bigger pot. If the roots are still fine, just add some fresh soil.
The Peperomia is toxic for humans and animals if ingested.