My peperomias losing leaves.

Discussion in 'Houseplants' started by Mrs. Hankshaw, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. Mrs. Hankshaw

    Mrs. Hankshaw Seedling

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    I recently got a peperomia magnoliifolia. I went through the house and gave a little fertilizer to my plants including this guy. I realize now since it's new it's probably loaded down with food and good soil already. It's lost at least half it's leaves now. My question is should I do something, change the soil? Or just leave it alone for awhile and let it recover on its own.
     



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  2. Kay

    Kay Girl with Green Thumbs

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    I wouldn't re-pot it at this time. That may make matters worse. Has it been moved to a new location? It should be in a spot that is a minimum 50°F. Also, leaves may fall if they have been allowed to wilt before watering. (Water when potting mix is dryish, but leaves are not wilted.)
    Just a few thoughts...
     
  3. Theodoros

    Theodoros In Flower

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    Mrs. Hankshaw I have this plant, the watered once a week the summer and every twenty days in winter, is one of the plants peperomia that loveth not much water,, also I have a very bright part :-D