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Pilea 'Creeping Charlie'

Pilea 'Creeping Charlie'

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The Pilea 'Creeping Charlie' is a captivating and visually diverse houseplant, renowned for its cascading vines adorned with small, rounded, green leaves. This plant presents a trailing growth habit, making it an ideal choice for hanging baskets or elevated platforms where its vines can spill over gracefully. At full maturity, the 'Creeping Charlie' Pilea, with its verdant foliage, can achieve lengths of several feet, given the right conditions.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Pilea nummulariifolia

Common: Creeping Charlie Pilea, Crinkle Plant

Necessary Care Tips

  • 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

Advanced Care Tips

  • 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.

Plant Insights

  • 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.
  • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
  • Low Maintenance
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