The Pilea Peperomiodies is one of the most popular houseplants for a reason! They'll be happiest in bright indirect light and the soil should be allowed to mostly dry out between waterings.
Pot size: 5cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Bright indirect light, although can adapt to lower light conditions.||Bright indirect light - winter sun isn't as strong so it can handle more light.|
|Allow the soil to mostly dry out between watering.||Cut back on watering in the winter months.
|Can tolerate average household temperatures and humidity.||Try to keep away from draughts and central heating.
|Feed once a week or so in the growing season.||Do not feed in autumn or winter unless the plant is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Chinese Money Plant
Scientific Name: Pilea peperomiodies
Toxic: Non-toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound.
Propagation: These plants produce little offshoots known as 'pups' which can easily be separated out and planted.
Common problems: Leaf yellowing can occur when under or over watered and direct sunlight can easily burn the foliage.
Care Tips: Wipe the leaves clean every now and then to help your plant breathe!
Fun Fact: These are often hailed as good fortune and are often given as housewarming gifts.
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.