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
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