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Pilea 'Moon Valley'

Pilea 'Moon Valley'

Regular price $19.99 USD
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The Pilea 'Moon Valley' is a fascinating and visually appealing houseplant, recognized for its textured, deep-green leaves with creased surfaces that resemble the terrain of the moon. This plant exhibits a compact and bushy growth habit, making it a suitable addition to tabletops, shelves, and window sills. At full maturity, the 'Moon Valley' Pilea can reach a height of approximately 12 inches, making it a charming, small-sized plant perfect for interior decoration.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Pilea mollis

Common: Moon Valley Pilea

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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