The best part about the Pilea is its shiny, leathery leaves and the fact that it makes a lot of shoots.
Please note! This is a small plant.
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The height of our plants are measured from the ground to the top.
Please note that the delivery height may vary 10%.
The diameter of our plants is the diameter of the nursery pot. We recommend a decorative pot with a diameter that’s larger.
Plants are natural products and therefore almost certainly differ from product photos. These characteristics make plants extra special and unique. Plants are not exactly the same size as shown.
Toxic to pets
Being one of the more unknown discovered plant types, The Pilea was found in the south of China in only the last century. There, it grows at an altitude of about 2,000 meters.
The best part about the Pilea is its shiny, leathery leaves and the fact that it makes a lot of shoots. The shoots are useful if you want to learn how to propagate plants.
|With or without pot?||With decorative pot|
|Pot material||Coconut fibers|
|Height in cm||30 cm|
|Pot size Ø||17 cm|
|Botanical name||Pilea Peperomioides|
|Nicknames||Chinese money plant, UFO plant, Friendship plant, Missionary plant, Pancake plant|
|Attributes||Air-purifying, Easy to care for, Green, Hanging, Kokodama, Non-toxic / Pet-friendly, Small|
|Watering||Requires water once a week|
|Best location||Grows best with medium light. Can't withstand full sun|
|Plant nutrition||It is best if you add plant nutrition once every 2 weeks during the summer|
|Repotting||After purchase, repotting is not necessary. The plant should then be repotted preferably every 2 years|