Pilea Peperomioides is a unique plant that can be used to decorate a variety of areas in the home. Spray your plant with water 1-3 times a week and place it in an area with indirect sunlight.
Grow Pot Size: 4” and 6” Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 10-12” depending on the grow pot size. Plant Care Level: Easy
Remove secondary plants that pop up after they have two-three established leaves, Place them in damp soil and your little pilea should take root in a few weeks!
Pilea Peperomioides Care Tips
Other Common Names: Pancake Plant, Pilea, UFO Plant
Binomial Name:Pilea peperomioides
Care Level: Easy
Light: Bright to medium, indirect light
Water: Allow the top 2” of the soil become dry
Pet Friendly: Yes
The Pilea Peperomioides Story
Where is it from? The Pilea Peperomioides is native to China.
Who is the Pilea Peperomioides? It is easy to care for, pet-friendly, and loves bright to medium, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight.
Good For You! Pet Friendly! This plant is excellent to keep around if you have overly curious plants!
Is the Pilea Peperomioides the right plant for me?
This plant is perfect for everyone! They are proficient growers and can handle most household environments without a problem! Place your Pilea Peperomioides on a shelf to take full advantage of its quick growing nature.
Pet Friendly: Yes, these plants are safe for pets and kids.
Location Suggestions: Pilea Peperomioides is a lush pilea. This beautiful masterpiece can be placed on a desk or on a shelf to show off.
Prefers bright to medium, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight.
Keep the soil evenly moist in the Spring and Summer. In the Fall and Winter allow the first inch of soil to dry out between waterings.
The ideal temperature year round is 60-75 ºF
Fertilize on a biweekly schedule with a balanced fertilizer. Look for a 10-10-10 NPK ratio.
Rinse the leaves off every few weeks under the sink kitchen tap or with a shower nozzle.
Watch for new shoots popping up through the soil as your plant grows - these can be divided and repotted.
General Information About Your Plant
Native to China
The leaves are round and green. Another common name for the plant is UFO Plant due to its perfectly circular shape.
This is a fast growing plant and can be repotted every year in the spring.
Use a potting mix that is ⅓ sand or perlite. DO not compact your soil too much when repotting.