quick plant care guide

Product Information

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  • Botanical Name: Peperomia Nitida
  • Common Name(s): Cupid Peperomia, radiator plant

Peperomia Cupid: Nature’s Love Arrow

The Peperomia Cupid, aptly named for its heart-shaped leaves, is a charming houseplant that captures the essence of nature’s love arrow. Its glossy, emerald-green foliage showcases a unique pattern of silver streaks, adding a touch of elegance to any interior. This petite plant thrives in moderate to low light conditions and requires minimal maintenance, making it an ideal choice for both beginners and experienced plant enthusiasts. Whether displayed in a small pot or hanging basket, the Peperomia Cupid brings a sense of romance and serenity to homes and offices, symbolizing the enduring love for greenery in our lives.

Comprehensive Care Guide for Peperomia Cupid

Peperomia Cupid, with its heart-shaped leaves, is a delightful and easy-to-care-for houseplant. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure your Peperomia Cupid flourishes and brings charm to your indoor space.

Light:

  • Indirect Light: Place your Peperomia Cupid in bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can damage the leaves. A north or east-facing window is usually ideal, or use sheer curtains to filter sunlight near south or west-facing windows.

Watering:

  • Allow Soil to Dry: Water your Peperomia Cupid when the top inch (2.5 cm) of the soil has dried out. Check soil moisture by inserting your finger into the soil. Avoid overwatering, as Peperomias are sensitive to excessive moisture.
  • Watering Frequency: During the growing season (spring and summer), water every 1-2 weeks, adjusting based on humidity and temperature. Reduce watering in the dormant winter months, only when the soil is dry to the touch.

Humidity:

  • Maintain Adequate Humidity: Peperomia Cupid can tolerate average indoor humidity, but it thrives with slightly higher humidity levels. Use a humidity tray, or room humidifier, or mist the plant occasionally to increase humidity.

Temperature:

  • Optimal Temperature Range: Maintain temperatures between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C) for best growth. Avoid exposing the plant to temperatures below 50°F (10°C), as it’s sensitive to cold.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant your Peperomia Cupid in a well-draining potting mix designed for succulents or create a mix by combining regular potting soil with perlite or sand. Ensure the pot has drainage holes.

Fertilizing:

  • Balanced Fertilizer: Feed your Peperomia Cupid with a balanced, diluted, liquid fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) every 4-6 weeks. Opt for a fertilizer with equal NPK (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium) ratios.
  • Reduce Fertilization: Cut back on fertilization during the dormant winter months when the plant’s growth slows down.

Pruning and Maintenance:

  • Prune as Needed: Trim the plant to maintain its shape and size. Remove dead or yellowing leaves and trim leggy growth to encourage a bushier appearance.
  • Leaf Cleaning: Keep the leaves clean by wiping them with a damp cloth to remove dust and maintain a vibrant, healthy appearance.

Propagation:

  • Easy Propagation: Peperomias are simple to propagate through stem or leaf cuttings. Allow the cuttings to form a callus for a day or two before planting them in a suitable potting mix.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Regular Inspection: Monitor your Peperomia Cupid for common houseplant pests such as mealybugs, spider mites, and aphids. Address any infestations promptly with neem oil or insecticidal soap.
  • Disease Resistance: Peperomia Cupid is generally resistant to diseases, but ensures good air circulation to prevent fungal issues.

Pot Size:

  • Choose an Appropriate Pot: Select a pot that is slightly larger than the root ball to prevent over-potting and waterlogging.

By following these care instructions, you can nurture a thriving and visually appealing Peperomia Cupid in your indoor plant collection. Consistency in care practices will ensure its long-term health and vitality, allowing you to enjoy its charming heart-shaped leaves year-round.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Peperomia Nitida
  • Common Name(s): Cupid Peperomia, radiator plant

Peperomia Cupid: Nature’s Love Arrow

The Peperomia Cupid, aptly named for its heart-shaped leaves, is a charming houseplant that captures the essence of nature’s love arrow. Its glossy, emerald-green foliage showcases a unique pattern of silver streaks, adding a touch of elegance to any interior. This petite plant thrives in moderate to low light conditions and requires minimal maintenance, making it an ideal choice for both beginners and experienced plant enthusiasts. Whether displayed in a small pot or hanging basket, the Peperomia Cupid brings a sense of romance and serenity to homes and offices, symbolizing the enduring love for greenery in our lives.

Comprehensive Care Guide for Peperomia Cupid

Peperomia Cupid, with its heart-shaped leaves, is a delightful and easy-to-care-for houseplant. Follow this comprehensive care guide to ensure your Peperomia Cupid flourishes and brings charm to your indoor space.

Light:

  • Indirect Light: Place your Peperomia Cupid in bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can damage the leaves. A north or east-facing window is usually ideal, or use sheer curtains to filter sunlight near south or west-facing windows.

Watering:

  • Allow Soil to Dry: Water your Peperomia Cupid when the top inch (2.5 cm) of the soil has dried out. Check soil moisture by inserting your finger into the soil. Avoid overwatering, as Peperomias are sensitive to excessive moisture.
  • Watering Frequency: During the growing season (spring and summer), water every 1-2 weeks, adjusting based on humidity and temperature. Reduce watering in the dormant winter months, only when the soil is dry to the touch.

Humidity:

  • Maintain Adequate Humidity: Peperomia Cupid can tolerate average indoor humidity, but it thrives with slightly higher humidity levels. Use a humidity tray, or room humidifier, or mist the plant occasionally to increase humidity.

Temperature:

  • Optimal Temperature Range: Maintain temperatures between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C) for best growth. Avoid exposing the plant to temperatures below 50°F (10°C), as it’s sensitive to cold.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant your Peperomia Cupid in a well-draining potting mix designed for succulents or create a mix by combining regular potting soil with perlite or sand. Ensure the pot has drainage holes.

Fertilizing:

  • Balanced Fertilizer: Feed your Peperomia Cupid with a balanced, diluted, liquid fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) every 4-6 weeks. Opt for a fertilizer with equal NPK (nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium) ratios.
  • Reduce Fertilization: Cut back on fertilization during the dormant winter months when the plant’s growth slows down.

Pruning and Maintenance:

  • Prune as Needed: Trim the plant to maintain its shape and size. Remove dead or yellowing leaves and trim leggy growth to encourage a bushier appearance.
  • Leaf Cleaning: Keep the leaves clean by wiping them with a damp cloth to remove dust and maintain a vibrant, healthy appearance.

Propagation:

  • Easy Propagation: Peperomias are simple to propagate through stem or leaf cuttings. Allow the cuttings to form a callus for a day or two before planting them in a suitable potting mix.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Regular Inspection: Monitor your Peperomia Cupid for common houseplant pests such as mealybugs, spider mites, and aphids. Address any infestations promptly with neem oil or insecticidal soap.
  • Disease Resistance: Peperomia Cupid is generally resistant to diseases, but ensures good air circulation to prevent fungal issues.

Pot Size:

  • Choose an Appropriate Pot: Select a pot that is slightly larger than the root ball to prevent over-potting and waterlogging.

By following these care instructions, you can nurture a thriving and visually appealing Peperomia Cupid in your indoor plant collection. Consistency in care practices will ensure its long-term health and vitality, allowing you to enjoy its charming heart-shaped leaves year-round.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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