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Pilea Peperomioides

Botanical name:

S.N: Pilea Peperomioides
C.N: Chinese Money plant or Missionary plant, coin plant, pancake plant, and UFO plant.

Category of the Plant: Ground covers, Climber, Vine

 Pilea Peperomioides Plants Description:

  • Commonly known as Chinese Money plant or Missionary plant, Pilea Peperomioides is a perennial evergreen herbaceous plant with glossy green, circular leaves.
  • The plant has small, crinkly foliage that add a pretty flair to tropical gardens and houseplant collections.
  • Belong to Urticaceae family, Pilea Peperomioides produces small, white flowers throughout the spring months. 

Pilea Peperomioides Plant Care

  • This fast-growing species grows best in bright, indirect light.
  • It prefers average to warm room temperatures 65 degrees Fahrenheit (ca. 18 °C) — 80 degrees Fahrenheit (ca. 27 °C). 
  • Require moderate watering in spring and summers and less in winters.
  • The Plant require well drained yet moisture retaining soils.

Plant Habit: Slightly spreading branches and climbing.

Plant Specifications:

Plant Height or length: 12 inches approx.

Plant Spread or Width: 12 inches approx.

Pot Size: 4 "

Pilea Peperomioides Protection:

  • Use any organic manures for its good growth.
  • Fertilize once a month during spring and summer with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted by half.
  • Farmyard manure, Vermi-compost & Application of Boon(19:19:19)@5 gram/litre of water can be used.

 Pilea Peperomioides Special Features:

  • It can be planted in small pots, raised bed or hanging baskets.
  • Excellent ground cover for areas such as banks, woodland gardens, along paths, water gardens or along streams, pools, or ponds. 
  • It is also suitable to cover or spill over stone walls.
  • Air-purifying.

Note: Plant comes with germination pot. The image is for representation purpose only. The actual product may vary in height, shape, or appearance.

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