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Pilea

Classification: Foliage House plant

House Plant Group: Bushy and climbers & trailers plant (depending on variety)

Character: Easy to grow, suitable for beginners

Safe for pets? Yes

Varieties:

  • Pilea bronze (Pilea silver tree)
  • Pilea cadierei (Aluminium plant)
  • Pilea microphylia (Pilea muscosa – Artillery plant)
  • Pilea moon valley (Pilea mollis)
  • Pilea Norfolk
  • Pilea nummulariifolia (Creeping Charlie)
  • Pilea repens (Black leaf panamiga)

Plant Care:

Plant issues:

  • Leaves wilted & discoloured. Stem rot present. Some leaf fall: Overwatering
  • Leaf fall: Drainage issues
  • Leaves discoloured with brown tips & edges: Not enough light.

Pests: