Toggle Nav
My Cart
We ship nationwide
Delivery from $15.95
Orders over $260 ship free
Call (07) 5451 3506
  • Menu

Pilea - Chinese money plant

Back in stock: 1-2 weeks
Out of stock
After three decades of obscurity, these indoor plants are now a hot ticket on Pinterest and Instagram - and you can have your own to enjoy and care for. PIleas like it humid and warm, slightly shady, not too much disturbance. Ideal for a prized spot indoors. Their distinctive "spinning plates" look is described by botanists as 'peltate leaves on a long petiole' - so now you know!

Pilea peperomioides - Chinese money plant

DESCRIPTION: Tropical fast-growing foliage plant originating from China, with large saucer-like leaves on long thin stems.
USES: Indoor plant, outside on a shaded patio, accent planting in tropical gardens. Ideal for terrariums and bottle gardens.
PLANTING: Needs steady temperatures over 10C. Plant in indirect sunlight or dappled shade. Prefers free-draining or a good quality potting mix. The plant will drop its leaves if unhappy with conditions.
CARE: Water regularly during the first 12 weeks and once established. Mist regularly if air humidity is low. Apply a very diluted liquid feed every month for vibrant healthy foliage. Remove the old leaves for a quick tidy up.
HEIGHT & WIDTH:  30-50cm around
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
More Information
Back In Stock 1-2 weeks
You Might Also Like
© 2013 - Australian Plants Online
A.B.N 55 128 854 893