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Pilea 'Money'

Pilea 'Money'

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The Pilea 'Chinese Money' is a well-loved and visually striking houseplant, famous for its coin-shaped, deep green leaves that bring an element of uniqueness to any room. Exhibiting a compact and bushy growth habit, this plant's leaves emerge from the central stem, creating a playful and layered appearance. When provided with optimal growing conditions, the 'Chinese Money' Pilea can reach a mature height of around 12 inches, making it a perfect addition to desktops, shelves, and small spaces.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Pilea peperomioides

Common: Chinese Money Plant, Friendship 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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