3.5" Pilea Silver Tree
Loves indirect light for at least 4 hours per day, doesn't like direct sun at all. In the Spring and Summer keep the top inch of soil moist at all times; Fall and Winter let the top inch dry out in between watering. Don't let it sit in water any time of the year. Non-toxic to pets.Pilea Silver Tree comes in a 3.5" plastic growers pot, plant height is approximately 4" tall from the base of the pot.
Pileas, like TikTok stars, are really enjoying their stardom in the spotlight. Also known as a Coin Plant, UFO Plant, Friendship Plant and Chinese Money Plant, Pileas are native to Southern China at the foot of the Himalayas and are part of the stinging-nettle family, Urticaceae. Fortunately, Pileas don’t sting. Unfortunately, they don’t grow money. The Pilea didn’t get its due attention until the mid 1900s and finally hit its stride in the late 2010s. You’ll see Pileas on everyone’s social media (re: #pileababy and #pilealovers), your colleagues’ desk, and at the impulse section of a fruit stand. They’re super easy-going and are almost comical in the way they look, which is probably why they’re known as the “Pass it on Friendship Plant”. Welcome to the big leagues, Pilea!
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