Pileas are evergreen perennial plants with beautiful, round, shiny dark green, peltate leaves which are usually 4 inches wide. ... Brown Spots on the Leaves. I have noticed the leaves on my peperomia are starting to turn brown. If you see brown spots on the leaves, it may be due to a few possible reasons; Excess Fertilizer. The term ‘peperomioides’ was derived from the Latin language meaning “like-peperomia”. If you notice your plant wilting and the soil is damp, hold off watering until the top soil is dry.Peperomia obtusifolia ‘Variegata’ has green and white-cream marbled leavesAverage room temperature is the right environment for your peperomias to thrive. Protruded brown to black spots appear on both surfaces of the leaves but normally the undersides. The species name is Peperomia Albovittata and Rana Verde is the hybrid name. RING SPOT Peperomia ring spot is caused by a virus that is commonly transmitted by taking cuttings from apparently healthy but infected plants. This will show up as brown spots on the leaves. Peperomias are also one of the few houseplants that do quite well from fluorescent light, so it can successfully be grown permanently in windowless rooms (provided the room light is switched on for a good part of the day of course!). anaid, Jan 28, 2016, in forum: Houseplants. I have a Peperomia Obtusifolia which has developed brown leaf edges and spots prior to this it was growing well and no issues. Discussion in 'Houseplants' started by fish_4_all, Feb 8, ... watermelon peperomia not doing so good. 1) Ring spot (Peperomia ring spot virus) Symptoms - Infected plants show a variety of symptoms including ring spots (rings of light or dark pigmentation), leaf distortion and stunting for the green variety of P. obtusifolia.The virus appears as necrotic lesions (brown areas) on the variegated cultivars and infected leaves generally fall off the plant. Symptoms Peperomia ring spot appears as concentric, br own, necrotic ring markings that disfig ure the leaves (Figure 1). Please Help! I have tried to diagnose the issue which seems similar to black spots on Avoid fertilizing a houseplant which is stressed, ie. Replies: 1 ... spots, wilting,... lilypilly123 posted Dec 2, 2020 at 10:12 AM. Specifically there being white spots, yellow spots, brown spots or black spots on a Peperomia plant can mean there is something going on that shouldn’t be. I have created a water table in my pot and I was watering it every 3-4 days but recently found out it should be watered every 10-15 days. I've googled intensively over the past few weeks, but I'm coming up empty, so I figured I'd … save hide report. The disease affects Peperomia obtusifolia and P. obtusifolia var. Ring Spot The plant is a tropical perennial plant, native to Peru and Ecuador in South America. VIRAL PROBLEMS . bone dry or soaking wet. To stay away from this fungal condition, always take healthy plants from the nursery and use new, sterilized soil. variegata. With Peperomia plants being one of the most popular types of plants to have around your home or garden, there is bound to be a number of you who will encounter colors changing on this plant. Peperomia Rana Verde semi-succulent and a member of the Piperaceae family, within the Peperomia genus. If the condition prolongs, the leaves can stunt and disfigure. Peperomia obtussfolia is most susceptible to this disease. Whatever houseplant food you use, don’t over-fertilize your peperomia because salts build-up & can burn the roots of the plant. iv. Peperomia caperata ‘Rosso’ has green textures leaves which are reddish brown underside. Peperomia leaves brown and look bruised. Affects peperomia obtusifolia which has developed brown leaf edges and spots prior to this it was growing well and issues... 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