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Pilea Peperomioides

Pilea Peperomioides

Regular price $5.00 CAD
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Pilea Serpyllacea Globosa is native to Ecuador and Bolivia. They are easy to grow and thrive in full sun, but they do need to be protected from high heat. This plant has very small transparent leaves and will turn red when grown under direct sun outdoors. Plant leaves are more plum and stronger when grown outdoors. This plant also needs to be pruned so it can grow fuller.

LIGHT | Partial to full sun
COLD TOLERANCE | 5 ºC
WATER | Water moderately when when soil is dry.
SOIL PH | Unknown
SOIL TYPE | Water moderately and do not let soil dry out completely.
FERTILIZER | Fish emulsion, kelp solution, worm casting, shrimp compost.
PROPAGATION METHODS | Stem
HUMIDITY LEVEL | Medium
ACTIVE SEASON | Summer

NOTE | Leaves will curl when humidity is low or not enough light.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ROOTING CUTTINGS
Insert the cuttings into the soil at a depth of 1 inch. Ensure the soil remains consistently moist throughout the rooting period, and keep the plant in bright shade. Expect roots to develop within two weeks. When transitioning to full sun exposure, do so gradually to promote successful growth and prevent leaf damage. During the summer, maintain regular watering to support the plant's well-being.

Growing Tips

Rooting Tips

• Use calcined clay gravel, or horticultural sand to root cuttings.
• Root cuttings in bright shade.

Buying Tips

• Avoid shipping delays by not purchasing plants during the Christmas and Holiday season.

• To avoid cold damage and shipping delays, refrain from purchasing plants during the winter months.

• Save on winter shipping costs by buying plants during the summer.

• Get the best quality plants by buying during summer.

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