Peperomia Raindrop

Peperomia Raindrop, scientifically known as Peperomia polybotrya, is a charming houseplant highly valued for its distinct and attractive foliage. The plant is characterized by its thick, heart-shaped leaves, which have a glossy, succulent-like appearance. These leaves, which resemble raindrops, are typically a deep, rich green, contributing to the plant’s lush and vibrant look. Peperomia Raindrop remains compact, usually growing to about 12 inches (30 cm) in height and width, making it an ideal choice for tabletops and small spaces. The plant’s growth habit is upright and bushy, creating a dense, lush display that adds a touch of greenery to any indoor setting.


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Pot Size


Approx Height (incl pot)


Common Name

Peperomia Raindrop

Latin Name (Plants only)

Peperomia polybotrya


Water the plant thoroughly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. During each watering session, ensure that water drains out of the bottom of the pot to prevent waterlogging. In winter, reduce the frequency of watering as the plant's growth slows down.


This plant prefers moderate humidity but is adaptable to the typical lower humidity levels found indoors. To maintain optimal conditions, you can mist the plant occasionally or place it on a humidity tray, especially if the air is particularly dry.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is not toxic


Peperomia Raindrop thrives in temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C). It is important to avoid exposing the plant to temperatures below 50°F (10°C) and to keep it away from cold drafts.

Light Requirements

Peperomia Raindrop thrives in bright, indirect light. It can tolerate medium light conditions but should be protected from direct sunlight, which can scorch its delicate leaves.

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