Pilea Cadierei, Pilea Aluminium, Watermelon Pilea - Plant

Showy, silver-splashed leaves make Aluminum Plant a stunning and popular house plant.
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1Pilea Cadierei, Pilea Aluminium, Watermelon Pilea - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Pilea Cadierei

Pilea cadierei is a species of flowering plant in the family Urticaceae, native to China and Vietnam. It is an evergreen perennial growing up to 30 cm tall by 21 cm broad, with dark green oval leaves, each leaf having four raised silvery patches.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Aluminium Plant, Watermelon Plant
Maximum Reachable Height 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Flower Colour Green, white
Bloom Time Late Fall, Early Winter
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 appears.Pinch off the tips of the vines in the second year to promote branching which will fill the trellis with bushy growth.

    Pilea Cadierei 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 Light Shade,Partial to Full Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 60 to 75 degrees F
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Pilea Cadierei special feature

    Easy maintenance indoor plant

    Pilea Cadierei uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
    • Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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.



    Reviews

    Sunday, 02 February 2020

    This plant initially takes time to grow.

    Ashish Bhujbal

    Wednesday, 20 November 2019

    Thanks the plant is growing well

    Anuja Patil

    Saturday, 09 November 2019

    Awesome packing for live plant.?

    vishal

    Sunday, 03 November 2019

    i just check out d site,its realy vry amazing n affordable site,thanku fr introducing to sch site.

    RISHABH

    Friday, 01 November 2019

    Came with good package. Nice thick stem and with wet coco peat but nothing came out of the pack. Got a healthy plant

    Kaverappa Ganapathy

    Tuesday, 29 October 2019

    This plant can be grown anywhere in the house in?indirect sunlight.

    Archana Damle

    Saturday, 26 October 2019

    Thank you Nurserylive for such nice live plants collection

    Kapil Yadav

    Wednesday, 23 October 2019

    I like the plant, this is the only plant survive 7 days in traffic and after 2 days it becomes healthier again.

    Vishal Tejaswi

    Friday, 18 October 2019

    As good as shown in the website, plant is healthy. Packing was awesome.

    Nonu Gupta

    Thursday, 17 October 2019

    can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Saturday, 12 October 2019

    I really like ur live plants and wish to order more in future

    Dhiraj Gome

    Friday, 11 October 2019

    Air Purifying Indoor Plant.

    Zubair Ahmed

    Wednesday, 09 October 2019

    Wow plant in excellent shape.

    Hemant Yadav

    Sunday, 06 October 2019

    Good quality they all grow nicely?

    Samuel Jayakaran

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    I had ordered this plant...I m very much satisfied with Nurserylive.... :)

    RAGHU BABU

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more

    Purnima Tripathi

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    when I put the plant indoors totally, it started having yellow leaves.

    Prashant Joshi

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Thanks the plant is growing well

    Nitesh Sharma

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Plant came securely packed.Plant is good, no brown leaves. Hope it grows well

    Pukhrambam Kavita

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Some leaves are green and some leaves are greenish yellow but anyway it looks great!

    Priyatama

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Its been a month I bought this plant. It came with very few broken leaves but its growing fast now. Very happy with this one.

    Doris Ag

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    I really like ur live plants and wish to order more in future

    hs a

    Saturday, 23 June 2018

    Good packing. Plant is very healthy and also I received free seeds offer & cashback . Happy :-)

    Tongsin Welhring anal

    Friday, 22 June 2018

    Very good. Worth the price

    Elizabeth Christy

    Friday, 22 June 2018

    Very good garden plants, worth enough for normal gardening. Got for deal price.

    Aditi Agarwal

    Thursday, 21 June 2018

    I Bought this product and received quickly .Quality wise awesome

    madhu narayanan

    Thursday, 21 June 2018

    Plant came securely packed.Plant is good, no brown leaves. Hope it grows well

    Saroj chauhan

    Tuesday, 19 June 2018

    when I opened the box I was amazed at how well this plant was packaged and how healthy they all were.

    Raj Reddy

    Tuesday, 19 June 2018

    when I opened the box I was amazed at how well this plant was packaged and how healthy they all were.

    Arshad Khan

    Monday, 18 June 2018

    They are the most beautiful, glossy, healthy plants I ve ever seen.

    jitendra singh

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    Plant was received in very good condition. Cost little more but a good buy

    Sridevi Venkatramana

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    I have been growing exotic plants for 50 years

    Saritha Ratnalapally

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments

    Manita Dhyani

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    Excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though

    Jagruti Jain

    Sunday, 10 June 2018

    Grown in coco-peat and hence requires less water while being relatively insect free.

    Nitin Mulik

    Saturday, 09 June 2018

    Nice plant. team is also always ready to help. Go for this if you are interested in buying a online plant. you wont be disappointed.

    Arshad Khan

    Wednesday, 06 June 2018

    My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.

    Madhuvan Kumar

    Sunday, 03 June 2018

    Properties of this plant makes it??great houseplants.

    Dhiraj Gome

    Saturday, 02 June 2018

    Got in good condition, found no problem, happy :)

    Roopam Shahi

    Saturday, 02 June 2018

    Given as a gift in the hopes of bringing prosperity to the recipient

    Premsagar

    Saturday, 02 June 2018

    Very much happy with the product and service. On time delivery with product being in perfect condition.

    Manu Khanna

    Friday, 01 June 2018

    I like very much this product.also i received a free gift on my order,i suggest everyone to buy N.L.

    Roopam Shahi

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Wow nice plants in good condition delivered..?

    Devyash Bordia

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Thanks the plant is growing well

    करूणा गुप्ता

    Tuesday, 29 May 2018

    is the pot and soil included?

    Losry S.

    Tuesday, 29 May 2018

    My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.

    Chayanika Sonowal Handique

    Monday, 28 May 2018

    Nurserylive have adorned my garden, really beautiful!! I

    Vidya Vid

    Monday, 28 May 2018

    Good plants?. every one should buy it.

    Vedha

    Sunday, 27 May 2018

    Easy plant to grow quickly and provide the rooms with a colourful leaf display

    velayuthan s

    Saturday, 26 May 2018

    "I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.

    Dhiraj Gome

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