Pilea Peperomoides “Chinese Money Plant”
- Plant Care
The pilea peperomioides is the cute little kid on the block. Also known as the Chinese money plant, due to its coin shaped leaves, the pilea is any gardener's delight to grow. The Pilea peperomioides is a popular houseplant thanks to its attractive coin-shaped foliage and ease of care. This flowering perennial in the nettle family (Urticaceae) is native to southern China, growing naturally along the base of the Himalayan mountains. It is equally comfortable running the show alone as it is in being part of a bigger cluster.
Each of its lily pad like leaves float on dainty looking stems that will bob around independently in a gentle breeze. Towards the upper part of every single leaf will be a white, or lighter shade of green, dot where the stem meets the leaf and holds it in place.
- The Pilea peperomioides thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Rotate your plant regularly to keep it looking symmetrical.This evergreen perennial is considered to have medium water needs. Allow the plant to nearly dry out between watering and then water wellPlant your Pilea peperomioides in rich, well-draining soil. A high-quality organic potting mix that is peat-based or coir-based is best.The Chinese money plant is hardy to freezing temperatures, but when kept indoors avoid exposing it to temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius).The Pilea peperomioides benefits from monthly fertilization in the growing season. Use a balanced, all-purpose fertilizer for best results.
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