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Pilea peperomioides

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pilea peperomioides TBA

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Spreading

Attractive small fast-growing evergreen perennial with attractive shiny, flat, coin-shaped green leaves. Great indoor plant. Grows approx. 30cm tall x 20cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Indoor Plant, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mites, Petal Blight

Cultural Notes: Best grown in a part-shade to shade position with 4 hours of filtered sunlight a day in a well-drained moist soil. Plant in a good quality indoor plant potting mix. Prune back to half annually to keep looking bushy and tidy.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Urticaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low