Aluminum Plant (Pilea cadierei)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full 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: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Plant identification by Derektblalock Mar 12, 2019 1:33 AM 2
what are these plants? by tanrazz Apr 27, 2018 10:51 AM 4
What are these plants called? by lilyhxk Jan 19, 2018 9:08 AM 6
Any plant suggestions for this little terrarium? by Lakeside Jan 1, 2018 8:00 AM 2
Some More ID's Please (: by ljones26 May 5, 2017 7:08 PM 14
A place for pics of new plants. by purpleinopp Dec 9, 2016 4:30 PM 45
terrariums by shadowfax Nov 2, 2014 10:11 AM 27

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