Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM


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Posted by Mnb10 on Feb 8, 2018 1:15 AM

Can anyone recommend a specific nursery in the Los Angeles area that carry these plants, or share a clipping??? I've been on the hunt and am a plant lover. Would love to add one of these beauties to my home collection. Thank you!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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New leaves on my Pilea Peperomioides are lighter around edges. by Camilla1991 May 17, 2018 8:25 AM 4
Pilea Red Stem by jacfue May 10, 2018 1:29 AM 0
Help with repotting and propogating pilea peperomioides by Camilla1991 Mar 22, 2018 12:35 PM 6
Is it safe to repot a plant twice in a week? by lilyhxk Feb 13, 2018 2:53 PM 9
Looking for pilea peperomioides by lilyhxk Jan 26, 2018 10:31 AM 0
urgent aloe rot!! by Kimikokat Jan 24, 2018 5:19 PM 14
Help with my little Pilea by Plantmomma Jan 13, 2018 12:26 PM 2
Pilea Help by SeeDee Oct 22, 2017 2:53 PM 4
Help with Pilea peperomioides by emilytess Sep 23, 2017 2:15 PM 0
Show off your houseplants!! by radishgirl Mar 5, 2018 9:01 AM 203

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