Pilea peperomioides is part of the Urticaceae family and is native to Yunnan Province in Southern China. Lots of people think this plant is a Peperomia - the Latin name is fitting, as “peperomioides” translates to Peperomia-like.
Rotate your plant for even growth, as these plants mature they may lose their lower leaves and begin to look more tree-like.
Pot size: 12cm pot
Height: Approximately 20cm.
Also available in a bigger 15cm pot and 30cm tall.
Secrets to success
Temperature: Between 15-30°C, no lower than 10°C.
Light: Bright indirect light is best.
Watering: Allow the soil to dry out in between watering.
Air humidity: Average room humidity is fine.
Feeding: Fertilise every 2-3 weeks during the growing season.
Potting mix: A well draining mix with coco coir is ideal.
This plant is non-toxic; wahoo!