Pilea Peperomioides - Baby Plant
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Pilea peperomioides, also known as the Chinese Money Plant, is a small, herbaceous, flowering plant native to southern China. It is a member of the nettle family and is widely cultivated as a houseplant for its attractive appearance and ease of care.
The plant has distinctive circular leaves, which are bright green and smooth with a slightly wavy margin. The leaves are attached to long, thin, green stems that originate from a central crown. The crown is a cluster of stems that grow from a bulb-like structure known as a rhizome, which is located just below the soil surface,
Pilea peperomioides is a low-maintenance plant that can thrive in a variety of light conditions. It prefers bright, indirect light and should be watered when the soil is dry to the touch. The plant is relatively small, reaching a maximum height of around 30 cm (12 inches) and a spread of around 20 cm (8 inches).
In addition to its attractive appearance, Pilea peperomioides is also known for its air-purifying properties, making it a popular choice for improving indoor air quality. The plant is non-toxic to humans and pets, making it a safe and healthy addition to any home or office.
Overall, Pilea peperomioides is a charming and easy-to-care-for plant that can add a touch of greenery to any indoor space.
A great small houseplant, this fashionable little Pilea Peperomioides Flower would make a wonderful gift - leave a gift message at checkout, and we’ll include a free, handwritten card for your special recipient. No paperwork either to spoil the surprise!
Pilea Peperomioides care level
Pilea are easy-care, great for beginners.
Where should I put it?
It will love lots of bright, indirect light - and can take some sunny spots too.
How should I water it?
You should water only when it is starting to dry out - try the top two inches of soil and if these are dry, soak the plant through and allow it to drain.
Should I feed it?
You can feed once a month in spring and summer - try our vegan, organic plant food!
Is it suitable if I have pets?
What size is it?
All our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot