Pilea Cadierei, Pilea Aluminium, Watermelon Pilea - Plant

Showy, silver-splashed leaves make Aluminum Plant a stunning and popular house plant.
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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

    What is another name for a Pilea Cadierei?

    Pilea Cadierei is commonly known as Aluminium Plant, Watermelon Plant

    How tall do Pilea Cadierei grow?

    On average Pilea Cadierei grows 0.75 to 1.00 feet

    What color are Pilea Cadierei?

    A Pilea Cadierei plant bears flowers of color Green, white

    When Pilea Cadierei blooms?

    With enough light, Pilea Cadierei may produce Green, white flowers in Late Fall, Early Winter

    How hard is Pilea Cadierei to grow?

    A Pilea Cadierei is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Pilea Cadierei need?

    A Pilea Cadierei prefers Light Shade,Partial to Full Shade

    How much water does a Pilea Cadierei need?

    A Pilea Cadierei prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Pilea Cadierei need?

    A Pilea Cadierei prefers Well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Pilea Cadierei like?

    A Pilea Cadierei prefers 60 to 75 degrees F

    How often should I fertilize my Pilea Cadierei?

    To encourage Pilea Cadierei growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


    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.?

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