Pilea cardirei Pilea aluminium Plant care and instructions
Common is a vine and has larger glossy green leaves than Royal. Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area. Arabian is a small bush with evergreen leaves. There are many other varieties of plants, of which are best suited for sub-tropical climates. Learning how to grow will add a striking visual and olfactory touch to the garden. The vines need to be trained early when they are young. You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections. Fertilize the plant in spring just before new growth appears. Pinch off the tips of the vines in the second year to promote branching which will fill the trellis with bushy growth.
Light – Light Shade, Partial to Full Shade
Place – Indoor near windows partial to full sunlight.
Water – Medium, do not overwater the plant.
Fertilizer – Apply any organic fertilizer. Fertilize in spring before new growth.
Temperature – 60 to 75 Degrees F
Easy maintenance indoor plant.