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Pilea Peperomioides 'Chinese Money' - 6" Pot

Pilea Peperomioides 'Chinese Money' - 6" Pot

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Introducing the Pilea Peperomioides 'Chinese Money' - A Symbol of Prosperity and Charm for Your Indoor Space



Botanical Name: Pilea Peperomioides 'Chinese Money'

Common Name: Chinese Money Plant

Plant Origin: China

Description of the Foliage: The Pilea Peperomioides 'Chinese Money' is a charming and distinctive plant known for its unique coin-shaped leaves. Its round, flat, and bright green leaves resemble coins, giving it its name. The 'Chinese Money' plant is not only a symbol of prosperity but also adds a touch of whimsy to your indoor decor.

Why Choose This Product and Why Does It Make a Good Houseplant and Office Plant?

  • Symbol of Prosperity: The Chinese Money Plant is believed to bring good fortune and wealth, making it a popular choice for homes and offices.
  • Low Maintenance: It's easy to care for, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced plant enthusiasts.
  • Air Purification: The 'Chinese Money' plant can help improve indoor air quality by removing pollutants.
  • Unique Charm: Its unique coin-shaped foliage adds a touch of charm and whimsy to your space.

Plant Care Guide:

1. Light Requirements:

  • Foot Candle: 50-150 foot candles
  • Place your Chinese Money Plant in bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some direct sunlight but avoid prolonged exposure to harsh sun.

2. Watering:

  • Allow the top inch of the soil to dry between waterings. Water thoroughly when needed, and ensure proper drainage to prevent overwatering.

3. Temperature and Humidity:

  • Maintain a temperature range of 65-75°F (18-24°C). The Chinese Money Plant is adaptable to average indoor humidity levels.

4. Soil and Fertilization:

  • Use a well-draining, lightweight potting mix. Fertilize your Chinese Money Plant every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer.

5. Pruning and Maintenance:

  • Prune leggy or overgrown stems to encourage bushier growth. Rotate the plant periodically to ensure even growth.

6. Toxicity:

  • Pilea Peperomioides 'Chinese Money' is non-toxic and safe for pets and children.

7. Pests:

  • Check for common pests like spider mites or mealybugs occasionally. If needed, treat and prevent them with our "Damn Bug! Organic Pesticide." You can find it here.
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