Pilea Artillery, Pilea Microphylla - Plant
Bloom time: Blooms all year
Height: 1 foot to 2 feet.
Difficulty level: Easy.
Planting & Care
Sunlight: Shade to Partial Sun.
Soil: Prefers organic soils over mineral soils.
Water: Water moderately during the growing season, sparingly in winter.
Temprature: The pilea prefer temperatures over 50F.
Fertilizer: Feed monthly with a balanced liquid fertilizer during the growing season.
- To encourage a compact, bushy plant, pinch off growing tips every so often.
- Used as ground cover.
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