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Pilea Nummulariifolia, Creeping Charlie - Plant

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Description

Both charming and sprawling, creeping Charlie s small, crinkly foliage add a pretty flair to tropical gardens and houseplant collections.

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1 Pilea Nummulariifolia, Creeping Charlie - Plant
2 4 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Pilea nummulariifolia is a perennial evergreen herbaceous plant commonly known as creeping charlie native to the Caribbean and northern South America. It can be grown indoors, for example in a hanging pot.

A low, trailing or creeping herbaceous perennial that is not tolerant of freezing temperatures, it is native to tropical South America and the West Indies.Each round to oval leaf is a bright to medium glossy green with small scalloped edges. The blade has depressed veins that creates a quilted or crinkled texture. When temperatures are warm, small whitish green, but unnoticeable flowers can appear among the leaves. The sprawling, fleshy stems root at nodes where they come in contact with warm, moist soil.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Creeping Jenny, Creeping Charlie
Maximum Reachable Height 0.25 to 0.50 feet
Flower Colour Yellow,White, Green
Bloom Time June(Indeterminate)
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

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 appea Pinch off the tips of the vines in the second year to promote branching which will fill the trellis with bushy growth.

Pilea Nummulariifolia care

Plant where they will receive a minimum of 5 to 6 hours of full sun per day. Plants grown in weak sun may not die at once, but they weaken gradually. Give them plenty of organic matter when planting and don, t crowd them.Wear sturdy gloves to protect your hands from prickly thorns.

Sunlight Full sun to part shade
Watering Medium to wet
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 20 and 85 degrees F
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizerApply any organic fertilizer

Pilea Nummulariifolia special feature

Excellent ground cover for areas where it can be left alone to spread or naturalize, such as banks, woodland gardens, along paths, or in moist areas near water gardens or along streams, pools or ponds. Also can be planted to cover or spill over stone walls.

Pilea Nummulariifolia uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
  • UsageBedding Plant, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Hanging Basket, Houseplant, Rock Garden / Wall, Tropical

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can Pilea plant grow in water?

Pilea peperomioides can grow and propagate in water

How to repot a Pilea plant?

1. Select pot of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the plant and add remaining soil or potting mixture.
3. After repotting water the plant thoroughly and Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.

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Why is my Pilea plant dying?

The main reasons of dying Pilea plant are
1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant.
2. Plant does not get proper sunlight.
3. Lack of nutrient.
4. Disease and pest infestation.

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When should I repot Pilea?

When Pilea plant overgrows in the current pot or after every 2 -3 years change the pot and preferably in June-July month.

Does Pilea plant flower?

Sometimes it may produce small white flowers on pink-tinged stems.

How to water Pilea plant?

1. Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
2. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

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How to propagate Pilea plant?

You can propagate Pilea plant through cuttings.
1. To propagate take healthy cuttings of well mature stem to a length of 10-15 cm and remove any flowers leaves from it.
2. Then dip bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the Pilea cuttings.
3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week.

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How big do Pilea plants get?

Pilea plants will grow up to 1 feet with proper care and management.

Why is my Pilea plant not growing?

The main reasons of not growing Pilea plant are as follows
1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant.
2. Plant does not get proper sunlight.
3. Lack of nutrient.
4. Disease and pest infestation.

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How to grow Pilea plant?

Pilea plant is grown by cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant.
1. Sunlight- 1-3 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight is required.
2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).

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What does a Pilea plant look like?

Pilea is herbaceous perennial plant in Urticaceae family with lime green, coin shaped leaves on short, arching stems.

Why is my Pilea plant losing leaves?

The main reasons of Pilea plant losing leaves are as follows
1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant.
2. Plant does not get proper sunlight.
3. Lack of nutrient.
4. Disease and pest infestation.

Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Does Pilea plant need sun?

Yes Pilea need 1-3 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight a day.

Do Pilea plants like humidity?

Pilea loves humidity, so spray or mist the leaves twice a week if your home is on the dry side.

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