Pilea Peperomioides
Pilea Peperomioides
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Pilea Peperomioides

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Known as Chinese Money Plant/Pancake Plant/UFO Plant/Lefse Plant/or Missionary Plant.

Is a species of flowering plants in the nettle family Urticacease, native of the Southern China.  Growing to 12in tall and wide, it is an errect, succulent, evergreen perennial, with round, dark green peltate leaves up to 4in in diameter a longpetiole.

General Care:

Sunlight

Thrives in medium-bright indirect light. Can tolerate a few hours of bright direct light.

Water

Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light. 

Humidity

Normal room humidity is fine.

Temperature

55°F-85°F (13°C-30°C). It’s best not to let it go below 50°F (10°C).

Common Problems

It is generally a very easy-going plant. May get spider mites and mealybugs. Treat spider mites and mealybugs as soon as they appear with weekly sprays of horticultural (Neem) oil and regular wipe-downs of the plan

SYMPTOM: Wilting plant or curling leaves, dry potting mix

CAUSE: Underwatered

SYMPTOM: Yellowing leaves, black stems

CAUSE: Overwatered

Precautions

This plant is pet-friendly! Best practice is always to keep houseplants out of reach of small children and pets.

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