Another Tall plant...
My daughter graduated from school a few years ago and the horticulture class gave away all their stray plants.  She brought this home and it was about 5 inches high.  I assumed it was a succulent so I rarely watered it.<br><br>  I read somewhere that it was not a succulent, so I started watering it more often.  It shot up to about 18" high!  As I said, I don't know how to prune or pinch , so I have yet another TREE!!!  Is there anything I can do at this point to make it do anything but go UP?  I know there is stuff you can get to force it to make side shoots... its a powder and you can cut the plant at a  certain spot and put this powder on and it will cause a side shoot???  Not that I want to cut my plant,  I just need help.  Someone STOP ME from growing these 10 foot high monstrosities!!! 
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    PlntNrd You can actually cut this guy down to the height you prefer, just make sure there’s at least one leaf left, and then take the part that you’ve cut and cut that again (since it’s sooooo tall) and plant all of the pieces to make a short, kind of bushier, looking pot. Just make sure there is at least one node on each of the pieces you cut and want to propagate. You can then plant each piece directly in the soil and they will root for you. You will also get new growth at the tops of the stems where you make the cuts, which will ultimately result in a bushier aesthetic. I would personally cut this in to 3-4 pieces, plant them all in the pot together, keep soil moist (not soaking wet) so they don’t dry out and die.
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    jenna To make a plant bushier, you trim it back where you want it to branch out. Where you make the cut, two or more leaves will pop out on each side. Peperomias can get tall and if they are leggy as yours is, stretched out with not too many leaves, they tip over easily. I would pinch back and give it a good repot. New soil refresh, a nice drink of water, and if you have a pot 2” or so larger, it will be exra happy.

    For watering, they like to dry out in between waterings, and usually once a week is more than enough.

    I hope this helps :)
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    Pei You can’t force the plant to not grow up if it’s how they grow. It looks happy!
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    Elana It looks like a marbled peperomia obtusifolia to me! Peperomias can be propagated from any part of the plant so I would just cut the plant to the height you want and then you can pop that in the soil next to the original plant and let it grow from there. That’ll be like two plants or look like one bushy plant. Hope that helps!