Pilea Peperomioides Plant Care
(Chinese Money Plant)
The Pilea Peperomioides, also known as the Chinese Money Plant, is a cute little plant that is an Instagram heartthrob. The bright green, coin-shaped leaves is a visual delight. This fast-growing and low-maintenance plant has tolerance to low light areas and dry conditions, making it a perfect choice for even a new gardener. Thanks to its ease of propagation, once acquired, you will never need to buy another Pilea!
A general houseplant fertiliser ever 2-3 months during the growing season (spring to summer) will encourage your Pilea’s growth.
Your Chinese Money Plant is completely safe, non-toxic and suitable for spaces with pets and children
Additional Care Information:
Leaves crisping – Suggests your Pilea has suffered from dry air – Try to increase humidity by misting it often, placing it near a humidifier, or using a pebble tray.
Leaves drooping – Indicates your Chinese Money Plant has been underwatered – A thorough watering should reinvigorate it. Another reason could be the plant may not be getting enough light, so place your Pilea in a bright indirect sunlight position
Pilea colour fading – Pilea leaves may turn yellow from ripe green if it hasn’t been fed for a month. Enrich your Pilea with all-purpose 20-20-20 fertilizer that has been diluted to half strength, once a month.