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Pilea 'Sao Paulo'

Pilea 'Sao Paulo'

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The Pilea depressa  'Sao Paulo' is an attractive and distinctive houseplant, known for its lush, green foliage that brings a touch of tropical ambiance to any space. Exhibiting an upright and well-branched growth habit, this plant features leaves that radiate elegantly from the central stem, creating a canopy of greenery. At full maturity, the Pilea 'Sao Paulo' typically reaches a height of approximately 1-2 feet, depending on the growing conditions.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Pilea depressa

Common: Sao Paulo Pilea, Baby Toes Plant, Depressed Clearweed

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
  • Medium Maintenance

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