Peperomia Schumi Red


Schumi Red Peperomia is a fabulous small houseplant that’s ideal for adding a splash of color to your desk or tabletop. It shows off shield-shaped leaves that are a rich reddish-purple color. They’re also fantastically textured and almost corrugated in appearance, making it fun to view them up close. Schumi Red Peperomia is grown and shipped fresh from our farm direct to your front door.

  • Beautiful focal point in your décor because of its color and texture.
  • Ideal for complementing or contrasting other houseplants.
  • Excellent for homes and offices.

Light Level: Indirect Sunlight

This plant needs to live in a room with at least some natural light. Place it on a table or countertop with windows nearby.

Water Level: Thirsty

This plant can only go 1-2 weeks without water so check on it weekly and add water every time the top two inches of soil dry out.

Quick Tips

The more light it gets, the richer the Schumi Red Peperomia foliage color will be.

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Size Guide
Peperomia Schumi Red | Medium

Plant Bio

Peperomia caperata Schumi Red

Schumi Red is a relatively new variety of Peperomia caperata, a plant native to the tropical rainforests of Brazil. It’s noted for its outstanding foliage color and relatively compact habit compared to older varieties. This gives it a tighter, more mound like appearance. Like most other Peperomia varieties, it has tiny bloom spikes that usually appear in summer and fall. Many people don’t like the appearance of these bloom spikes. Happily, they’re easy to pinch off as they appear, and cutting them off doesn’t harm the plant in any way. Like many other tropical rainforest plants, Schumi Red Peperomia prefers average to above-average household humidity levels. Its small size makes it an excellent terrarium plant.

Peperomia Schumi Red | Medium

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