Indoor Potting Mix
Indoor Potting Mix

Well-Aerated, All-Natural Peperomia Soil

A well-draining and nutrient-rich potting mix for your peperomia indoor plant
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☑ High-quality,100% natural peperomia soil with Earth Positive ingredients (no peat moss, perlite, coco coir, etc.)
☑ Rich in nutrients and organic matter, and allows water to drain easily
☑ Perfect for maintaining a healthy peperomia and stimulating new growth

Vegan Compost

Our aged and plant-based compost provides vital nutrients and enhances the peperomia soil structure for optimal drainage. It also reduces the need for synthetic fertilizers, which can unfavorably affect soil pH and microbes.

Carbon-Negative Biochar

Biochar is the key ingredient in Rosy’s peperomia potting soil. It’s a sustainable additive that boosts nutrient retention in soil and enables healthy peperomia root development.

The best part? 

Biochar captures CO2 before it enters the atmosphere! Every ton of biochar produced helps remove three tons of CO2 from the carbon cycle.

That makes it a perfect alternative to unsustainable additives like perlite, vermiculite, and peat moss. It’s good for your plant and the planet!

Root Boosting Mycorrhizae

Mycorrhizae (mahy-kuh-rahy-zee) are plant-friendly fungi that form a mutually beneficial relationship with a plant’s roots. They create a filamentous network (a kind of supplementary root system) that improves your peperomia root’s access to water and nutrients.

Step 1: Pre-Moisten

Add the Rosy soil mix to a container and water it until the wet soil releases a few drops when squeezed.

Step 2: Pot or repot

When potting or repotting peperomia plants, use a planter with drainage holes filled up 1/3 with pre-moistened Rosy soil.

Step 3: Plant

Release your peperomia plant from its current container and loosen the root ball, removing any soil debris around the roots.

Next, center it in the new planter and fill the remaining space with Rosy soil. But leave about an inch of space at the top for easy watering. 

And to ensure your peperomia plant starts thriving, place the planter in indirect sunlight.

Step 4: Water

Carefully water the peperomia from the top, allowing the excess to flow out the drainage holes.

After the first watering, we recommend bottom watering to evenly wet soil. You can give the peperomia an occasional top watering to flush out salt/mineral build-up.

Rosy maintains a supply chain with a net-negative carbon footprint, from manufacturing to delivery! In fact, each bag of Rosy potting soil captures 2kg of CO2 from the emission cycle.

How do we do this? 

We use low-carbon and carbon-negative ingredients (like biochar) and have carefully selected the most sustainable packaging and shipping options.

Read our Life Cycle Assessment to learn more.

Guaranteed Analysis 0.72-0.22-0.37

Total Nitrogen (N) ..................................0.72%

     0.72 % Water Insoluble Nitrogen

Available Phosphate (P2O5)...................0.22%

Soluble Potash (K2O).............................0.37%

Derived from green compost and wood waste compost


Soil Amending Guaranteed Analysis

Active Ingredients

     Rhizophagus irregularis.........2.3 propagules/cm3

     Funneliformis mosseae..........2.1 propagules/cm3

     30% Biochar derived from pine wood

Inert Ingredients

     70% Total Other Ingredients (inert as non plant food ingredients)

Biochar reduces soil density and increases soil aeration.

Mycorrhizae may promote root mass expansion and nutrient efficiency.

Rosy Soil vs Other Soil Brands

Carbon Footprint - 2.05 kg + 3.38 kg
Promotes Soil Biodiversity 🐛 🚫
All Natural Ingredients 100% ???
Peat, Synthetics, And Fillers 🙅‍♀️ 🤷‍♂️

Peperomia Plant Soil & Care Guide

Peperomia (often called the radiator plant) is a tropical plant with over 1,000 known species. 

Some popular peperomia species include:

  • Peperomia caperata (emerald ripple peperomia, peperomia rosso, peperomia frost)
  • Peperomia argyreia (watermelon peperomia)
  • Peperomia obtusifolia (baby rubber plant)
  • Peperomia polybotrya (raindrop peperomia)
  • Peperomia tetraphylla (peperomia hope)
  • Peperomia prostrata (string of turtles)
  • Peperomia ferreyrae (pincushion peperomia)

Plants in the peperomia genus are relatively low maintenance and don’t need direct sunlight. They also have interesting leaf variegation patterns (different leaf color zones), making them a popular houseplant.

But how to look after your peperomia indoor plant?

Follow our tips on peperomia soil, peperomia care, peperomia propagation, and repotting peperomia:

1. Choosing the Right Peperomia Soil

The ideal peperomia soil mix should be:

  • Well aerated to help the roots breathe 
  • Well draining to prevent waterlogging and root rot 
  • Minimally moisture-retaining, as peperomia plants don’t grow well in wet soil 
  • Nutrient-rich for healthy plant growth 

While you can plant peperomia in a conventional potting mix containing coco coir, peat moss, and vermiculite, these additives are unsustainable.

Instead, we recommend Rosy’s peperomia soil. It’s eco-friendly and contains the right ingredients to provide your peperomia the TLC it deserves. 

Note: Some species of the peperomia genus are epiphytes (like the watermelon peperomia plant and baby rubber plant), which grow in tree bark. 

Adding orchid bark to your potting soil may be helpful for these epiphytic peperomia species.

2. Providing the Best Peperomia Care

While peperomia plants thrive in aerated and well draining soil, they also prefer high humidity environments and bright light over low light (but not direct sunlight). 

Follow our peperomia care tips to keep your houseplant happy:

  • Plant peperomia during its growing season (spring).
  • Use a pot with drainage holes for excess water to drain.
  • Place the peperomia in bright indirect sunlight.
  • Use a well-aerated soil mix to prevent wilting and fungal diseases. These can occur when the root system is waterlogged.
  • Use an organic insecticide (e.g., neem oil or tomato leaf spray) if you notice pests on the leaf or stem (like mites, fungus gnats, or mealybugs).
  • Avoid overwatering your peperomia as it can cause root rot and droopy peperomia. Water only when the top 1-2 inches of soil seems dry.
  • Prune deformed or yellowed leaves. Yellowed leaves may indicate overwatering.

3. Propagating Peperomia Plants

The peperomia propagation process is relatively easy, even for beginners. You can use a stem cutting or leaf cutting to propagate peperomia. 

Here are the steps to propagate peperomia from cuttings:

  • Take a stem cutting (or a leaf cutting with an inch of stem).
  • Plant the cuttings in a small amount of potting soil.
  • Place the propagation planter in bright indirect light.
  • Keep it warm and moist to maintain humidity.
  • Water the plant often, and don’t let it dry out.
  • Roots should form within weeks, especially during the growing season. You can repot it once the new growth outgrows the planter.
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Reviewed by Autumn D.
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Rated 4 out of 5
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The best soil I've ever used

Such good quality soil. You can see and feel the difference from store bought. The only complaint I have is its super small quantities. When I bought the 8 quart it only took care of 2 plants. This soil makes me feel like a good plant mom :)

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Reviewed by Shane S.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Let it grow!!

This stuff rocks. Good for the earth and a catalyst for adding houseplants to my collection!

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Reviewed by Kaila
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Rated 5 out of 5
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My plants love it!

I’m really happy with this soil mix. I repotted four plants with this mix 2 months ago and my plants are very happy. My monstera has grown 6 new leaves sine repotting. I did major surgery on my jade and it has put out so many new little leaves. I do pick out little mushrooms often but it doesn’t bother me. Will be purchasing again.

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Reviewed by Avis L. P.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Interesting soil seems great.

I’ve transplanted all that I could for about 3 weeks now and all of the plants appear very happy. I enjoyed working with it also. I would definitely plant more of my plants in the soil.

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Reviewed by Linette R.
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Grew a new leaf!

I planted some cuttings from a plant I dropped. At first I was a little apprehensive because the soil is really dark lol….but after 3 weeks she seems to be doing great. She even grew a new leaf 🤗.

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