Pilea cultivars


Artillary Plant

Small annual or perennial herbs, with fleshy stems and often decorative oval shaped leaves. Some species are trailing, forming a dense mat, others are small upright shrubs.


Indoor or Greenhouse plant

Outdoors in tropical and sub tropical climates.


Likes warm, humid conditions. Does well out of direct sunlight. Does well in pots. Prefers good drainage, even sandy soils.
Prune freely to control size and shape. Mulch to maintain soil moisture. Responds well to feeding and watering during dry periods.


Easy to strike from cuttings.


More than 200 species exist, including many named varieties that are widely grown as indoor plants in temperate climates, and shade plants in hotter climates.

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