Pilea Peperomioides | Chinese Money Plant (12cm wide)
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Pilea Peperomioides is the must-have plant of the moment! This delicate, fascinating houseplant with circular green leaves is super popular and really pretty in any room - try it on a sideboard or top of a chest of drawers. Chinese Money Plant will add a wonderful touch of rainforest freshness and vitality to your home.
Super fresh looking and easy to look after, the Chinese Money Plant will grow well with very little attention. It’s quite a cheap houseplant and certainly good value for all the style it brings! Popped on a windowsill or shelf or on top of a dresser, the Chinese money plant is a real head-turner and a real favourite of ours.
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 plant would make a wonderful gift - just 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!
How to care for Pilea Peperomioides
If you would like more information on caring for Pilea, please have a look at our video here
Where should I put the Chinese Money Plant?
It will love lots of bright, indirect light - and can take some sunny spots too.
How should I water Pilea Peperomioides?
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?
W12cm x H25cm
If you’d like to see a short video on general houseplant care, we’ve made one for you!
All our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot