Moon Valley (Pilea mollis)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Pinkish-green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Sep 19, 2011 6:24 PM

Moon Valley Pilea loves warmth and humidity and makes a great terrarium plant!

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