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Pilea Chinese Money Plant

The Pilea peperomioides is a popular houseplant thanks to its attractive coin-shaped foliage and ease of care.

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Pilea→Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides)

Common names:
Chinese Money Plant
UFO Plant
Coin Plant
Friendship Plant
Chinese Missionary Plant
Pancake Plant

 

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1″
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM