Pilea Peperomioides 'Chinese Money'


The Pilea Peperomioides is a very popular houseplant. It has round dark green leaves which resemble Lilly pads. This Chinese native plant has a dainty and delicate look, but it's a relatively hardy plant. The Pilea Peperomioides is sometimes referred to as the friendship plant because it was traditionally passed from one friend to another via cuttings. So, if you want an easy plant to propagate and a gorgeous addition to your home, the Chinese Money Plant is the plant for you. 


  • The Pilea Peperomioides prefers to be in bright indirect light
  • Water weekly. Allow soil to dry out before watering. Be sure the soil dries at least 2” before watering again.
  • Provide your Pilea Peperomioides regular potting mix and quality fertilizer to see the best growth.
  • As it continues to grow you will need to start trimming some of the leaves and stems.
  • Around 55-85°F usually does great with the Pilea Peperomioides.
  • This plant is non-toxic to pets

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