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Nettle 'Silver Sparkle'

Nettle 'Silver Sparkle'

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The Nettle 'Silver Sparkle' is an enchanting an houseplant, renowned for its delicate leaves sprinkled with silver specks. This plant exhibits a compact and bushy growth habit, with foliage extending gracefully from the central stem. At full maturity, the 'Silver Sparkle' Nettle covers a spread of approximately 2-3 feet, bringing a shimmering, verdant presence to its surroundings.

  • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
  • Medium Maintenance


  • Botanical: Solanum elaeagnifolium
  • Common: Silver Sparkle Nettle, Silver Sparkle, Aluminum Plant, Watermelon Pilea (although not a pilea)


  • Light: Bright Direct
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-80°F
  • Humidity: Medium
  • Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix


  • Nettle is generally considered non-toxic to pets, but the stinging hairs can cause irritation if touched. It's best to keep the plant out of reach of pets.
  • Trim back the plant after flowering to encourage new growth and prevent it from becoming too leggy.
  • Nettle's prefer partial to full sun but can tolerate some shade.


  • Member of the Urticaceae family, commonly known as the nettle family, is a large and diverse family of flowering plants that includes over 2,620 species.
  • Nettle is native to Europe, Asia, and parts of North America.

  • Some Nettle leaves are rich in vitamins and minerals and are often used in herbal teas, soups, and stews.
  • The plant has various medicinal properties, including anti-inflammatory and diuretic effects.


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