Pilea Cadierei, Pilea Aluminium, Watermelon Pilea - Plant
Common name: Pilea cadierei
Bloom time: Flowers not showy
Height: 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Common is a vine and has larger glossy green leaves than Royal. Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area. Arabian is a small bush with evergreen leaves. There are many other varieties of plant, of which are best suited for sub-tropical climates. Learning how to grow will add a striking visual and olfactory touch to the garden.
Sunlight: Part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 60-75 ºF
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- plant care is not difficult but does require vigilance.
- The vines need to be trained early when they are young.
- You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections.
- Fertilize the plant in spring just before new growth appears.
- Pinch off the tips of the vines in the second year to promote branching which will fill the trellis with bushy growth.
Easy maintenance indoor plant.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
No serious insect or disease problems. Watch for mealybugs and spider mites. Leaf spots and stem rot may occur.
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