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Pilea peperomioides


Pilea peperomioides, or Chinese money plant, is a coo house plant with round leaves that look like pancakes or silver dollars.

The Nettle Family has not offered many ornamental plants until now: Pilea peperomioides. Known as Chinese money plant or pancake plant, the round, fleshy, semi-succulent leaves held outwards on stems that join the leaf near its middle makes it a unique and sought-after houseplant. Pilea is also said to be good luck and to attract money into your life! They are easy to care for in normal household conditions in a moderate to somewhat shady light.

Common Name: Chinese Money Plant

Family: Urticaceae (The Nettle Family)

Zone Hardiness: 10-12

Light: Part Shade, Part Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Green

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Winter

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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