Peperomia Napoli Nights

A Beginner's Guide to Peperomia Napoli Nights Plant Care | All you Need to Grow

Family: Piperaceae 
Common Name: Napoli Nights
Botanical Name: Peperomia hybrid (Peperomia marmorata x Peperomia peruviana)


Peperomia Napoli Nights loo to be tightly wound-up, but rest assured, it’s all chill on the inside! The compact nature of this peperomia allows it to be displayed anywhere. However, we suggest it on your desk to remind you to take a deep breath and feel the calming of nature. Bright indirect light is best for this plant. It is also important to water the soil after it completely dries out without letting it remain dry for more than a day or two!

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Peperomia Napoli Nights prefers bright indirect light. It is best to place this type of light near a south- or west-facing window or very close to a north- or east-facing window. Be sure the foliage is protected from the harsh afternoon direct sun rays, as direct sunlight will cause leaf scorch or discolor the leaves. This plant can tolerate medium light but become weaker and leggy, producing fewer leaves in low light. Learn more about light requirements for indoor plants.


Water your Peperomia Napoli Nights every 1-2 weeks during the growing season, and reduce how often you water your plant when it's cooler outside. You should use room-temperature water and avoid any water that is too cold. Overly cold water could shock the plant! 


Peperomia Napoli Nights prefers a well-draining soil mix that lets the water flow freely throughout the pot's drainage holes. Try for a pH range between 6.0 and 7.0. You can use a soil pH testing kit to determine if the pH level is within this range. 


Peperomia Napoli Nights will thrive most in temperatures between 65°F (18°C) and 80°F (18°C to 27°C). It is crucial that the temperatures do not fluctuate too much to promote its overall health. Do not expose this plant to temperatures that are below 50 degrees, as that can damage the plant.


This plant prefers humidity levels that range from 50% to 60%. High humidity levels help replicate a Peperomia Napoli Nights plant's natural habitat. To increase humidity levels, you can mist the plant, group plants together, use a humidifier, or provide a tray with water and pebbles. Be sure to avoid your plant being in dry air, as Watermelon Peperomia plants are very sensitive to dry air! 


This plant is not a heavy feeder, however, fertilize your Peperomia Napoli Nights plant approximately every four weeks during the growing season. Reduce or pause fertilization during the fall and winter months. You should use a balanced, water-soluble houseplant fertilizer with a ratio equal to nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (10-10-10 or 20-20-20). This will provide your plant with the right amount of nutrients. 

Growth Rate

Your Peperomia Napoli Nights plant can reach a mature height of around 6 to 10 inches (15 to 25 cm). However, please note that the height reached truly depends on factors such as its growing conditions and the care it is given.

Pet Friend or Foe

Peperomia Napoli Nights is considered non-toxic to pets! Friend! 

Pro Tips

  1. Putting your Peperomia Napoli Nights plant near a north or east facing window with filtered sunlight is best!
  2. Cut any leggy or damaged growth on your plant to help with its overall look. You can pinch off the stems to promote branching and fuller growth!
  3. Keep an eye out for pests. If you spot any, address them with a method like neem oil or insecticidal soap!



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