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Pilea peperomioides

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Features

  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourCream-pink
  • Leaf ColourPale green

Description

Pilea peperomioides. This is an open bushy perennial with thick fleshy stems. The leaves are elliptic to rounded and pale green.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Semi-succulent

Origin

China

Interest and use

Grown for their ornamental foliage.

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  • Pilea peperomioides | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost tender and will prefer warm, humid conditions, with well-drained, humus-rich soil in partial-shade.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed or cuttings or by division.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mite may be a problem.

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