The Emerald Beauty That Hangs Around

Meet the Peperomia Serpens, a charming houseplant that brings a touch of the tropics to your home. This emerald beauty is a tree-clinger by nature, but it's more than happy to hang around in your living room, too!

Peperomia serpens

Dappled To Partial Sun

Adaptable to both indirect light and moderate direct sun.

Low Water Needs

Requires occasional watering (once a week), resilient to some dryness.

Prefers Loamy or Sandy Soils

Best in loamy or sandy soils. Rocky soil may pose moderate challenges.

Moderately Adaptable Soil pH

Can thrive in acidic to neutral pH ranges.

Safe For Humans

No known toxic effects.

Low Safety Risks For Pets

This plant has minimal safety concerns for pets.


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About Peperomia serpens

The Peperomia Serpens is a non-woody perennial that grows between 4 to 12 inches tall and spreads about 12 to 24 inches wide. Its most striking feature is its emerald-colored leaves, which add a vibrant splash of green to any space. Despite its exotic origins, it doesn't produce any flowers or fruits.

Did you know that the Peperomia Serpens is a tree-clinger? That's right, in its natural habitat, it loves to climb up trees!

Our design recommendations

The Peperomia Serpens is a fantastic choice for hanging pots, thanks to its trailing growth habit. Its vibrant green leaves add a pop of color, making it a great addition to any indoor plant collection. This plant is perfect for indoor settings. It can be placed in hanging pots or containers around the house, adding a touch of nature to your living space.