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Pilea 'Aluminum'

Pilea 'Aluminum'

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The Pilea 'Aluminum' is a captivating houseplant, renowned for its metallic-silver foliage that adds a touch of sparkle to any interior space. The plant demonstrates a compact and well-branched growth habit, with the leaves sprouting in a seemingly random pattern from the central stem. At full maturity, the 'Aluminum' Pilea can reach a height of approximately 12-18 inches, depending on the growing conditions.
    • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
    • Low Maintenance


    • Botanical: Pilea cadierei
    • Common: Aluminum Plant, Aluminum Pilea


    • Light: Bright Indirect
    • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°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


    • Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.
    • Remove yellow or damaged leaves and faded flowers to encourage new growth.
    • Easily propagated through stem cuttings or by separating offsets from the mother plant.


    • 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.
    • Pilea plants are native to tropical and subtropical regions, including areas in Asia, Africa, and the Americas.

    • Pilea plants are often called "friendship plants" because they are so easy to propagate and share with friends.
    • They are known for their air-purifying qualities and can help remove pollutants like formaldehyde from the air.


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