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Species Name: Pilea cadierei 'Aluminum’
Common name(s): Aluminium plant, watermelon pilea, Friendship plant
Recommended Pot Size: Medium
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Temperature requirement: 55 - 80°F
Humidity: Moderate (30-70%) - Humid (70-100%)
Watering frequency: Regular watering. Water once the top inch of soil becomes dry.
Lighting: Full Shade - Partial Shade
Soil type: Well-draining potting soil or a prepared soil mixture such as Josh's Frogs Potting Soil mix offered Here.
Growth rate: Moderate - Fast
Origin: Southeast Asia, Vietnam, and Southern China; Also established in South America
Regional locality: Found growing on the forest floor at higher elevations
USDA Hardiness Zone: 9-11
Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use:
Care Notes: To boost humidity. Place the plant on a small dish with pebbles. The roots of this plant grow very dense and will need to be repotted quickly to avoid shattering ceramic or clay pots.
As a good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly removing as much soil as possible with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home. Live plants may vary in color, size, and appearance.
The plant pictured is in a 2.5" pot.
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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Charming little plant, arrived a little bent but within 24 hours had straightened up perfectly. Pretty foliage and is growing in nicely.
4.0 out of 5 stars
I initially bought this plant _ two of them; one for myself and one for my son.who is a welder. repotted it and included directions for growing. so far, so good.
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